Monthly Archives: March 2013
Bringing all the mod cons to the slums……well you know the iphone and ipad…..what about the ishack?
And the fifth summit of the BRICS…
Just found this….. worth a read!?!
a) Notes on improving shanties and comparing LA and Mumbai (you should print these so you do not have to write them all!)
Sustainable management strategies of megacitiesa)
c)Sweatshops – Nike
d)Human trafficking – The No Project
especially this page – http://thenoproject.org/english/slavery/slavery-and-trafficking/
Max, Christina and Alexandra …were we visible?
1. What are the problems that the megacity of LA faces? (Bullet point facts)
2. Essay: What are the city authorities doing to make the city more sustainable? Is it working? (15 marks)
Some useful websites on sustainability in LA:
3. Watch the video about the Dharavi slum/shanty town/squatter settlement in Bombay. (Bullet point facts)
a) What are the problems of the slum?
b) What are the positive aspects of life in Dharavi?
c) What are the government and investors doing to improve and change Dharavi?
FOR WEDNESDAY 27th MARCH
Have a look at all the other geog blogs whilst you are there!