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Panorama Inside North Korea 2013

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L6 Unequal Spaces work from the Oxford book

This work (detailed bullet point answers) is to be handed in next Monday (2 February) after the three day weekend:

1.What does the North-South Divide mean with regards to the UK? pg 212-213 Oxford

2. How can rural communities be sustainable?   pg 222-227 Oxford

3. a) Why are some people for building the SnOasis (Europe’s largest indoor winter sports facility) in Mid Suffolk? pg228-229 Oxford

b) Why are some people against building the SnOasis (Europe’s largest indoor winter sports facility) in Mid Suffolk? pg228-229 Oxford

4.  a) What inequality exists in Botswana? pg 230- 239 Oxford

b)What is being done to reduce this inequality?  pg 230- 239 Oxford

I know this is a lot – but the bullet point answers should make it easy and nice to study from!!!

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World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland now

More than 2,500 people have flown in to take part in the annual conference in the Swiss Alps. Who are they? What are they talking? And does the event produces any tangible benefits for the world and its economy? Find out here

Davos 2015 in pictures

Criticisms of Davos – Is Davos just an excuse for the 1% to have a bonding session?

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World Economic Forum 2015: View of Davos

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L6 Unequal Spaces – Essential viewing ‘The Super Rich and Us!’

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Mudslide in Afghanistan

Metres of mud

At least 2,000 people were in their homes when a mountain collapsed and covered the area in mud and rocks.

A further 600 people are also missing after rushing to help with the rescue effort and being caught in a second landslide.

Find out more here

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Internet technology and globalisation – amazing clip for the future

Well done to Stefan for finding this very topical clip. Great for both the Lower 6th Globalisation and U6th technology topics 🙂

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U6 – The Indian sanitary pad revolution

A school dropout from a poor family in southern India has revolutionised menstrual health for rural women in developing countries by inventing a simple machine they can use to make cheap sanitary pads.

Fascinating stuff – click here

 

 

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