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Economic Opportunities and Challenges in Rio de Janeiro - Year 10 Homework

Like all cities Rio de Janeiro presents its residents with a number of economic challenges as well as a number of opportunities.  In recent years, economic recession in Brazil has led to a growth in unemployment and seen demonstrations on the streets of the major cities. 208 more words


The rise of the virtual marketplace: BHS is just the latest casualty of the high street

Over the last decade retail space has been totally transformed. Gone is a pre-internet dependency on tangible high street stores where we would go to try on or view a product. 294 more words

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CfP Boston #AAG2017: Rage Against the Machine: An exploration of the multiple geographies of rage, anger and hatred

Organiser: Oli Mould (Royal Holloway, University of London)

The twenty-first century has been dominated by increasing ideological conflict. This has often manifested in ever-increasing political contestations, urban conflicts, religious fundamentalism, social polarisation and cultural marginalisation. 666 more words

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Hinkley gets the final go ahead

It has been a decision delayed since July but today the new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point has finally been given the go ahead and looks set to set the tone for future energy sources in the UK:  175 more words

Geography In The News

Activist Geographies Reading Group

For the first term of 2016/7, I will be convening an Activist Geographies Reading Group (AGRG) for undergraduates studying at Royal Holloway’s Geography Department – information re dates on the poster below. 53 more words

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Signing up for a participatory methods class can be a little daunting, but is also a wonderful learning experience. In this post, Louise Sarsfield Collins – an Irish Research Council funded PhD Candidate in the Department of Geography at Maynooth University – reflects on her experiences working on a public engagement research project with other students in the department. 2,940 more words

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Growth of Megacities - Year 10 homework

Watch the video about the Pearl River Delta

Reflect on everything we have learnt since the start of term.  Brainstorm the push and pull factors that cause rural-urban migration in LICs and NEEs. 127 more words