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Are you a 'climate terrorist'?

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Send me corrections (hey, I’m not a statistician!), but hopefully I’m not too far off.

Alistair Fraser

Human Geography

Ireland and the British Isles

Is Ireland in the British Isles? The Oxford English Dictionary seems clear. It tells us that the British Isles is:

A group of islands, including Britain, Ireland (Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland), the Isle of Man, the Hebrides, the Orkney Islands, the Shetland Islands, the Isles of Scilly, and the Channel Islands, lying off the coast of northwestern Europe, from which they are separated by the North Sea and the English Channel.

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Human Geography

The Demographic Transition

The demographic transition model attempts to explain the changes to birth and death rates that are experienced as a country develops, and the resultant changes in total population. 459 more words

GCSE Homework

[Free eBook] Segregation: A Global History of Divided Cities [Academic Urban Planning Social History]

Segregation: A Global History of Divided Cities by Carl H. Nightingale, an associate professor of urban and world history at the University of Buffalo, is his book providing an overview and analysis of historical and modern-day human tendency to divide the inhabitants of cities up by sometimes fairly arbitrary and rather discriminatory criteria, free for a limited time courtesy of the University of Chicago Press. 395 more words


Geography Higher is cause for high concerns

The association of Scottish geography teachers have expressed serious concerns about this year’s Geography Higher exam.

The association has submitted a letter to MSP’s claiming this year’s exam was set at an inappropriately high level. 229 more words


Let’s Talk about Trump: Introduction to a Series of Blog Posts

On the morning of the 9th of November, when word was rapidly spreading that Donald Trump had been voted as the next U.S. President, The Department of Geography quickly organized an event entitled… 145 more words

Human Geography

The blight of tourism and the Venetian exodus (Venexedus)

Tourism is a staple source of income for many economies including our own. The growth of tourism is generally perceived as a good thing in economic terms but often a bad thing in environmental terms as too many visitors can put a tremendous strain on urban or natural ecosystems.  409 more words

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