David Clarke

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Progress apace at the Naze

Monday 18th August 2014<p>We have great news: everything is now in place for work to start on Essex Wildlife Trust’s new Education & Visitor Centre at …

Walton-on-the-Naze Coastal Erosion

<i>Coastal Management at Walton-on-the-Naze</i><p>To find out about the history of erosion at Walton, click the box<p>The following links should provide you with …

Walton-on-the Naze coastal erosion project completed

<b>A £1.2m coastal erosion project to help preserve an area of crumbling Essex coastline has been completed.</b><p>The 110m (361ft) Crag Walk has been built along The Naze in Walton to help protect the Site of Special Scientific Interest and Naze Tower from the sea.<p>More than 16,000 tonnes of granite rock …

Hurricane Sandy: New York City transit suspended

<b>New York City's public transport system is to be suspended ahead of the arrival on Monday of Hurricane Sandy.</b><p>Governor Andrew Cuomo said the subway, bus and train services would shut down from 19:00 (23:00 GMT) on Sunday.<p>As many as 375,000 people have been ordered to evacuate low-lying areas, and …

Sandy: Haiti appeals for international help after storm

<b>The Haitian government has renewed calls for international emergency aid to help the country deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.</b><p>There are fears of food shortages after the hurricane, which hit on 24 October, damaged many crops in southern Haiti.<p>Aid workers and officials are also on alert …

Life amid the trash of a Rio dump

Photograph: LIANNE MILTON/Lianne Milton<p>‘I have seen some horrible things’ ... Sebastiana Pimenta <i>(left)</i> after a day’s work at the new Valter dos Santos recycling cooperative. Photograph: Lianne …

'Teach British values in schools to prevent pupils from going to Syria,' says chief inspector of schools

Schools must teach British values to stop them joining Isis<p>Schools must teach British values to stop them joining Isis, Sir Michael Wilshaw, the chief inspector of schools has said.<p>In his view, teaching pupils at school about the value of tolerance and understanding and the importance of other …

Schools put on front line against extremism

<b>How do you stop extremism among young people? How do you challenge the ideology that encourages teenagers to ghost themselves away from Yorkshire or London into war zones in Syria and Iraq?</b><p>From the beginning of next month, head teachers will be expected to play a much bigger part in providing …

Five steps to building a culture of learning… for your teachers

Teachers have a lot to get through every day, but how can they improve, develop and learn? Downe House School’s Jane Basnett looks at the methods …

This terrifying map shows how much the earth moved during the Nepal earthquakes

The quake destroyed infrastructure and homes, both modern and historic, while triggering landslides on Mount Everest, near the village of Langtang, and in several other locations around Kathmandu.<p>The Gorkha earthquake has been called the worst natural disaster in Nepal since a magnitude 8.0 …

Google Street View now lets you explore the highest volcano in Europe

Having covered volcanic sites in Hawaii, Oregon, Arizona and Japan, Google’s Street View program now lets you take a closer look at Mount Etna, an active volcano in Sicily that’s also the highest one in all of Europe.<p>Google launched the new views in celebration of Etna’s second anniversary of being …

Map Mysteries

• Free Digital Download | Purchase Paper Copy<br>• Discuss the human and natural threats that exist to the Everglades.<br>• Discuss how agriculture and …

teaching ideas, classroom resources and education news

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Managing behaviour when your back is turned

You can't grow eyes in the back of your head, so try this advice from TES behaviour adviser Tom Bennett on how to deal with behaviour when your back …

12 Unexpected Ways to Use LEGO in the Classroom

LEGO Bricks are toys. They’re items that students willingly seek out to play with and get excited to receive as gifts under the Christmas tree. …

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How Indian Cities Can Ensure Sustainable and Efficient Growth — TheCityFix

Indian cities, like Hyderabad, need to focus on limiting urban growth, investing in natural infrastructure, and promoting clean energy in order to …

Decade of drought: a global tour of seven recent water crises

Global development professionals network,Water,Access to water,Drought,Flooding,Natural disasters and extreme weather,California drought,India,Australia news,China,Spain,Syria,Brazil,California<p>With a chronic overuse of resources, it only takes a few bad rainfalls or poor management decisions to …

Record Drought Reveals Stunning Changes Along Colorado River

Lake Powell is at historic lows, offering kayakers new channels to explore but raising the alarm about water.<p>LAKE POWELL, Utah—In early September, at the abandoned Piute Farms marina on a remote edge of southern Utah's Navajo reservation, we watched a ten-foot (three-meter) waterfall plunging off …

One-Child Policy Statistics

<i>(Click here for more All Girls Allowed videos)</i><p>According to the Chinese government, over 336 million forced and coerced abortions have taken place …

China One Child Policy Facts

For more than 35 years, China's one-child policy limited the country's population growth. It ended after 2015, as China's demographics had been …

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China's barbaric one-child policy

In China, procreation and childbirth are, like every facet of human life, deeply political. Since the Communist party came to power in 1949, it has viewed the country's population as a faceless number that it can increase or decrease as it chooses, not a society of individuals with unique desires …

China's One Child Policy

The Future......<p>China has tried to end speculation over the future of its controversial one-child policy by saying that it would not be scrapped for …

What is China’s one-child policy?

China’s one-child policy has been in place for over 30 years and is causing the country to age rapidly. Malcolm Moore answers five key question about the controversial law<p><b>Who introduced the one-child policy and why?</b><p>During Chairman Mao’s rule, China’s birthrate was as high as four children per …

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