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‘Weather bomb’ hits power and travel in northern UK

High winds and huge waves have affected north-western parts of the UK as bad weather hit power supplies and travel.

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Discovering Antarctica: Wider reading/research for AS/A2 students

Level: , Topic: Atmosphere, Cold Environments, Energy, Featured

A fantastic A level geography site on Antarctica covering many of our topics to improve our synopticity and get us ‘Thinking like geographers!”.

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What is the QUATERNARY?

Level: , Topic: Cold Environments, Ice on the Land

What is the Quaternary and what happened to the Earth’s climate during this period? Wider reading for students wanting to think more like geographers for the top marks.

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Brilliant website on Cold Environments topic AS

Level: , Topic: Cold Environments, Ice on the Land

This is a superb website full of information linked to our study of Cold Environments. Grab some new and interesting case studies to widen your knowledge here.

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‘Weather bomb’ hits power and travel in northern UK

Level: Topic: Atmosphere, Latest news

High winds and huge waves have affected north-western parts of the UK as bad weather hit power supplies and travel.

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Will Kerry strike gold at Lima climate talks?

Level: Topic: Atmosphere

Politics and climate change are often combined to make decisions about our future. Extend your knowledge and critical understanding of how politics and climate change can combine.

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Weather bomb batters Northern Britain

Level: Topic: Atmosphere

Phenomenal waves, pummelling winds reaching 100mph, blizzards and rain have hit areas of Britain as part of a huge storm system.

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Risk from extreme weather set to rise

Level: , Topic: Atmosphere, Latest news, Population

Climate change and population growth will hugely increase the risk to people from extreme weather, a report says.

The Royal Society warns that the risk of heatwaves to an ageing population will rise about ten-fold by 2090 if greenhouse gases continue to rise.

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London Docklands Inner City Redevelopment case study

Level: , Topic: Urban Environments, World Cities

A case study for the Urban Environments topic (UNIT 2 Q2) GCSE. Also suitable for A2 World Cities topic.

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People going blind waiting for care: Consequences of an ageing population

Level: , Topic: Population, Population AS

The Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) said clinics cannot cope with the rise in underlying causes of sight loss, like diabetes and obesity.
An ageing population and more treatment options have led to a surge in demand, it added.

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England and Wales population up

Level: , Topic: Population, Population AS

The population in England was 53 million on 27 March 2011 when the census was taken, about 400,000 more than official estimates.

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About [explore] geography

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.

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