Anatomy of an earthquake – Professor Iain Stewart[read more...]
He said: “The dinghy we were put in had space for 90 people maximum, but the gangs are greedy. Sometimes they overload it.
“They put up to 120 people in them, for more profit, so it’s no wonder they capsize. The conditions are horrific.”[read more...]
Saharan dust, traffic fumes and smog from Europe may be clogging up London’s air at present – and causing alarm in the newspapers – but in the world’s most polluted city London’s air would be considered unusually refreshing. That city is Delhi, the Indian capital, where air quality reports now make essential reading for anxious residents.[read more...]
So why aren’t we all driving round in hydrogen-powered cars, moving our goods in hydrogen-powered lorries, and heating our homes and offices with this wonder element?[read more...]
Officials say planes have taken food, water and medical supplies to Tanna island, which was directly in the path of Cyclone Pam.[read more...]
The East of England could become a hub for trade in renewable energy with Scandinavia if the proper regulation is put in place, says an industry group.[read more...]
The UK trade deficit has narrowed to £616m in January from a five-year high of £2.1bn in December, latest figures from the Office for National Statistics have revealed.[read more...]
Some great footage of plate tectonics in action![read more...]
“There are too many babies born outside of the family planning laws,” she said. “As long the families make a deal and it’s done right after birth – nobody needs to know.”[read more...]
Explore Geography was founded and is maintained by Helen Muskett a humanities (geography specialist) teacher at Treviglas Community College. Any views expressed are her own and not those of the college. The website is intended as a resource for her students to support their classroom work and revision schedule. Anyone is welcome to use it for teaching or learning, no commercial use please.
Read more about Explore Geography, and listen to Helen being interviewed about sustainability in the college.[read more...]