This animation explores India and the Sustainable Development Goals. How might this dynamic country change by 2030?
Introducing students to the global distribution of natural resources and the international relationships these resources generate
Looking at the challenges expected in the area of food and farming over the next 40 years
Can a Caribbean nation reliant on marine resources develop an economy based on coral reef ecosystems in spite of threats to those resources?
How is a giant mirror bringing light to a valley-floor settlement in the Italian Alps?
What are the causes and consequences of increasing deforestation in the Amazon?
Trans-national movement of waste: are we living sustainably?
The global seed vault compromised by soaring arctic temperatures.
Oxfam helps people to understand and adapt to the changes they are facing, and to reduce risks from hazards
Through Cadbury we take a look at the issues surrounding the increasingly globalised ownership of big businesses.
More recently there has been the recognition of a complex relationship between pastoral farmers in the developing world and the size of their herds
Investigating the aspect of the ethics of global trade – the treatment of agricultural workers at the other end of our food supply chain
Papaya: an exotic fruit. Grown in Jamaica. Eaten in the UK. However, all is not as it seems. How did that papaya come to your dinner table?
Cornwall is experiencing a technological revolution with broadband speeds in many areas among the fastest in the UK
As the price of gold has soared, more people have begun to question how, and by whom, their gold is mined and procured
The recent revelation about horsemeat unknowingly making its way onto British plates has raised questions about where our food comes from and how exactly it reaches us
The economic impact of Iceland’s volcano on Kenya’s gourmet-veg and cut-flower industry
The world is changing China and China is changing the world
A compelling case can be made for studying Russia as part of KS3 geography. Quite simply, geography is the study of the world and Russia is the world’s largest country!
Introducing students to some of the wide ranging topical issues related to food and food production
This is a cross-curricular module which introduces aspects of Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) into the geographical study of places and processes in Europe
This module comprises six lessons or half a term's work, and focuses on global trade
This module, comprising six lessons, or half a term’s work, will focus on the United States of America
How and why is a dam in China affecting millions of people in south-east Asia?
Synoptic geography in practice: the Water Framework Directive
Why 59 dams may help to ease China's potential water security issues
What are the causes and consequences of rising oil prices?
Who are banning plastic bags - and why?
Hydroponic farming grows food crops without the use of soil and natural light, instead replacing these conditions with liquid nutrient feed and light emitting diodes in indoor farms
A quest for new gas reserves made headlines when the drilling operation triggered small earthquakes close to Blackpool in 2011
How are climate change and new ocean laws affecting global patterns of resource ownership?
How does Japan’s nuclear disaster interconnect with wider global issues of energy security and environmental sustainability?
A new large scale hydroelectric dam, the Belo Monte, is due to be completed in 2016 on the Xingu River in the state of Pará, Brazil
Population growth, rising affluence, energy policy and climate change – these are the “four corners” of the food crisis.
What will be the effects of climate change on the world's wine regions?
Investigating how a range of 21st Century pressures can threaten the conservation of Britain’s historic urban and rural landscapes
Water managers, companies and policy makers have long been concerned with how to balance water supply with water demand
Freshwater shortages are not uncommon in Male, the island capital of the Maldives
Artisanal mining (ASM) is a controversial form of small scale mining undertaken by low income communities in the global South
Mozambique has one of Africa’s lowest electrification rates – the national grid reaches just 23% of its population of 29 million people
What are the three key principles of Ecotourism?
In the spring of 2016 Tesco launched a line of meat and fresh produce under a series of farm names which replaced their Everyday Value 'basics' range. However the produce was found to come from manufacturers with no relation to the names on the packaging of the final product
Dr Kayleigh Garthwaite is a postdoctoral research associate at the Department of Geography, Durham University
Luke Craven and Professor David Schlosberg
Professor Dame Judith Rees was President of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
Guy C.K. Leung is a Visiting Scholar at Oxford University's China Centre
Michael Bradshaw, Professor of Global Energy, Warwick Business School
Liam Carr, Senior Advisor to the Director of External Affairs, US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Jessica Sellick answers questions on Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and the impact of the recession in the Countryside
Dr Ann Le Mare is a Lecturer in the Department of Geography at Durham University
Professor Michael Bradshaw
Hugging the Coast: An exploration by sea kayak of liminal (marginal) living and rural development in North Sulawesi, Indonesia
Energy futures in the EU
Poor air quality is a global problem but do we recognise its extent both spatially and in terms of the number of people affected
We will need 70% more food to be produced to cope with the massive expansion of urban living, the rise of the middle classes, climate change and resource scarcity
Our way of life is placing an increasing burden on the planet, but how realistic are visions of a sustainable future?
Our throw away society is polluting large areas of the world's oceans with plastics, threatening marine life and food chains
Some places increasingly suffer from low water supplies for indigenous people on account of agricultural and manufacturing activities serving people in distant societies
As our awareness of climate change grows, the issue of carbon, and more importantly low carbon energy, is very much a challenge
Climate change resources for Key Stage Five (ages 16 - 18)
The negative impact human beings have had on marine life in the ocean is widespread and far reaching
The collection of our recycling is only one half of a story which is actually global in scale and represents a multibillion dollar industry worldwide
As the size of the world’s population increases so too does the demand for land on which to house people, grow food and harvest resources which they increasingly demand
Focus on fracking and unconventional oil and gas
Written by Peter Jackson, a Professor in the Department of Geography, University of Sheffield
Ideas for fieldwork based on water management
School Member Lecture, 4 July 2018
In this podcast, Terri Freemantle discusses how earth observation data helps us to understand locational change.
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