Thursday, 26 February 2015

QMIGRAPHICS

This site has a wide variety of info graphics that can be used for minds on activity or the focus of an inquiry question.





Concepts of Thinking: Geographic Perspective, Patterns and Trends, Interrelationships, Spatial Significance.

Tuesday, 17 February 2015


AQUEDUCT  World Resource Institute


A great resource for World Issues

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6 Amazing Global Agriculture Maps – Farming Visualized



A great resource for World Issues

Concepts of Thinking: Spatial Significance, Patterns and Trends,

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

The Shocking Truth About What It Would Cost Walmart If It Paid a Living Wage.

In two minutes, economist Robert Reich completely destroys every possible excuse for Walmart’s low wages…

Click on the link: http://tinyurl.com/qaksn92

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Nigerian gold mining: farmers choose death by lead poisoning over poverty

Unregulated mining in rural northern Nigeria is causing blindness and paralysis among children and making adults infertile


A stone crusher in Bagega's mining area breaks the rock into pieces to feed to the stone grinder. Dust clys the eyes, nose and mouth. Photograph: Monica Mark
http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2014/mar/17/nigeria-gold-mining-farmers-lead-poisoning-poverty
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British gold mining firm agrees settlement over deaths of Tanzanian villagers

Acacia Mining – formerly African Barrick Gold – has agreed an undisclosed payout over claims that hired police and security guards killed and injured villagers at its North Mara mine in Tanzania


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Acacia Mining’s (formerly African Barrick Gold) North Mara mine in Tanzania where villagers were killed and injured at an incident involving police and security guards in 2008. Photograph: Trevor Snapp/Getty Images


Hundreds of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean this week

UN refugee agency estimates 300 people may have died trying to reach Italy from Libya in bad weather
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Tuesday, 10 February 2015

The Haiti earthquake five years on - then and now
On 12 January 2010, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti with more than 50 aftershocks following over the next 12 days. The disaster left more than 220,000 people dead and over 300,000 injured and resulted in a humanitarian crisis
  • Click each image to show the same location, five years on


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Wednesday, 4 February 2015

This Is What A World Map Looks Like When Scaled According To Population Size
February 1, 2015 | by Kristy Hamilton
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Where in the world did Australia go?! A new cartogram by Redditer TeaDranks rescales the world’s countries according to population size instead of geographic area. 

These are the biggest risks facing our world in 2019 World Economic Forum Concepts of Geographic Thinking : Interrelationships , Spa...