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Population controls ‘will not solve environment issues’

A very interesting article on population growth and control. The authors of this new study said roughly 14% of all the people who ever existed were alive today.

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Population controls ‘will not solve environment issues’

Level: , Topic: Latest news, Population, Population AS

A very interesting article on population growth and control. The authors of this new study said roughly 14% of all the people who ever existed were alive today.

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Met Office to build £97million Super computer

Level: Topic: Atmosphere

It will be built in Exeter during 2015 and become operational next September.

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Shield volcano eruption case study: Hawaii

Level: , Topic: Restless Earth, Tectonics

Residents of a Hawaiian village threatened by lava have begun evacuating as the flow reaches the first property in its path.

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EARTH: An animated map of global wind, weather and ocean currents.

Level: Topic: Atmosphere, Featured

This is amazing, I could spend hours looking at this. You can switch between wind, sea surface temperature and ocean currents. Really helps you to understand how heat is re-distributed and moved around the planet.

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Cyclone Hudhud pounds India’s Andhra Pradesh and Orissa

Level: Topic: Atmosphere, Latest news

Cyclone Hudhud is pounding the eastern Indian coast, causing extensive damage and prompting the evacuation of some 300,000 people.

Syllabus link: Tropical revolving storms.Their occurrence, their impact, management of the hazard and responses to the event. Two case studies of recent (within the last 30 years) tropical revolving storms should be undertaken from contrasting areas of the world.

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Japan volcano: Eruption of Mount Ontake

Level: , Topic: Latest news, Restless Earth, Tectonics

The volcano, about 200km (125 miles) west of Tokyo, erupted at about noon on Saturday, spewing ash and rocks.

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What is a tsunami? Animated guide

Level: , Topic: Restless Earth, Tectonics

Animated guide: Tsunamis

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What is a volcano? Animated guide

Level: , Topic: Restless Earth, Tectonics

Animated guide: Volcanoes

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What is an earthquake? Animated guide

Level: , Topic: Restless Earth, Tectonics

Animated guide: Earthquakes

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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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