Tag Archives: Migration

Geography links for the week ending 29th November

1. Watch Hans Rosling of Gapminder fame explain the Development myth and global population movement on Channel 4 News.

2. One for year 12: net migration to the UK hits 336,000 in the year to June.

3. Year 13 – a visual reminder of the geopolitical brawl that is the Syria conflict, courtesy of The Economist

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4. Rhone Glacier drone footage shows ice retreat –

Geography links for the week ending the 25th January

*The most dangerous building in Europe is a short journey north of Ulverston.

*The world and wealth explained in 60 seconds

*Immigration is likely to be a key issue in the run up to the general election. At least we get the right ‘type’ of migrant – young and keen to work

*A group of MP’s have called for fracking to be band. The Government plans to go ahead in harnessing this unconventional energy source below our feet.

Geography links week ending 11th January

– Oil prices are STILL falling. Here is an explanation of why, how will it affect you? If the graph below is correct, has the link between economic growth and oil consumption been severed?

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– Anti immigration support isn’t just limited to UKIP in the UK, a right wing German group is also gaining support.

2014 was the warmest year on record for the UK, and the warmest going back to records from 1619.

– If we are to avoid significant climate change we are going to have to leave a lot of oil and gas in the ground and not burn it