Saturday, 27 August 2016

Migration in China

Friday, 26 August 2016

Amatrice 3:36 am

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Eartquake in Italy near Amatrice

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Floods in India

Large parts of India have been flooded after a number of rivers started flowing above danger level 




Floods are common in India during the monsoon season between June and September. But excessive rains this year has led to water levels in several major rivers to rise, leading to flooding in many parts of India.

 
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Read more on these floodings on the BBC website >>>>
The monsoon explaines by the BBC >>>
Geoanimation explaining the ITCZ  >>>

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Tree planting 'can reduce flooding'

Planting trees around rivers could reduce the height of flooding in towns by up to 20%, new research suggests.

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Monday, 1 August 2016

Empty Chinese cities

Throughout China, there are hundreds of cities that have almost everything one needs for a modern, urban lifestyle: high-rise apartment complexes, developed waterfronts, skyscrapers, and even public art. Everything, that is, except one major factor: people. These mysterious — and almost completely empty — cities are a part of China's larger plan to move 250 million citizens currently living in rural areas into urban locations by 2026, and places like the Kangbashi District.




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