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News Round Up July 2016

A selection of geographical stories that have made the headlines this month


  1. Where are the world's most water-stressed cities?

  2. Devolution deals must focus on quality of life, not just economic growth

  3. Disasters linked to climate can increase risk of armed conflict

  4. California wildfire: 10,000 homes evacuated from path of Sand Fire

  5. Drought 'shuts down Amazon carbon sink'

  6. From basket weavers to salt farmers: the women leading a renewables revolution

  7. Why is the South China Sea contentious?

  8. Is the UK prepared for the impacts of climate change?

  9. Professor of Geography, Danny Dorling suggests Austerity, rather than immigration, is the key factor that underlies Brexit

  10. Could Stoke be City of Culture?

  11. Thousands of tourists evacuated as "Super Typhoon" Nepartak races across the Pacific

  12. The great tide: is Britain really equipped to cope with global warming?