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Adventure Tourism Index

Anyone studying tourism in their lessons might like to investigate the countries of the world through the ‘Adventure Tourism’ Index. This is regularly published by the Adventure Travel Trade Association along with the George Washington University – in order to … Continue reading

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Global Carbon Footprint Infographic

This is a great infographic to use in lessons or as part of classroom display. It is sourced from the following web site, where you can also find some notes of explanation: http://www.core77.com

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Sustainable Cities Index

I came across this document at the end of last year, and thought it might be of use to geography teachers. It is a report from a design consultancy called Arcadis that ranks 100 global cities on three dimensions of … Continue reading

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Cartoons to Represent the Modern World

http://i100.independent.co.uk/article/these-amazing-cartoons-say-a-lot-about-the-modern-world–ZkDAUbZk1Sx These fantastic cartoons carry strong messages about the modern world. Great starters for discussion on a number of topics.

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Exeter Local Currency – Keeping It In The Family

As I was in Exeter last week for a meeting, I managed to make my first purchase in a shop using the new local currency – the Exeter Pound. Local projects like this have been put into place in a … Continue reading

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Ashden Awards For Sustainability Projects

The @AshdenAwards 2016 are now open for applications. Ashden is a charity that champions and supports sustainable energy projects across the world, and the UK schools section may be of interest to institutions that are developing sustainable energy projects of … Continue reading

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Bionic Cities For The Future – A New Teaching Idea

I have been lucky enough to visit Singapore a few times, and have always thought it to be a quite unique city. I am certainly looking forward to returning once again in the near future in order to see the new ‘Gardens By The … Continue reading

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