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News Round Up October 2016

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


  1. World's largest marine protected area declared in Antarctica

  2. Bolivia's fast melting glaciers are leaving behind lakes that could cause catastrophic floods

  3. Typhoon Haima hits Hong Kong after slamming Philippines

  4. After Calais Jungle: is there a long-term solution? Views from France and Britain

  5. Rajasthan's furniture makers ride the unpredictable waves of globalisation

  6. How relevant is BRICS today?

  7. Global sea levels are rising fast, so where does that leave the cities most at risk?

  8. Made in Bangladesh: Behind the Factory Fire

  9. How did China transform from paddy fields to skyscrapers?

  10. How a hunting boom left the Amazon basin with 'empty rivers'

  11. Japense authorities issue alert as Mount Aso volcano rumbles to life

  12. Hurricane Matthew: 1.4 million need help