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August 2017 News Round Up

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


  1. in Peruvian Amazon Rainforest
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  2. Brazil opens vast Amazon reserve to mining

  3. The school beneath the wave: the unimaginable tragedy of Japan's tsnami

  4. How do you emulate Manhattan’s High Line without sparking gentrification or turning your city into Disney World?

  5. How department stores changed the way we shop

  6. Bombed bin trucks, breeding bacteria, dirty water: Yemen's cholera explosion

  7. Charlottesville attack: What, where and who?

  8. Floods kill more than 300 in Sierra Leone

  9. Bolvia approves controversial highway in Amazon diversity hotspot

  10. Will Brexit bring back a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic?

  11. Freetown: A disaster waiting to happen?

  12. Extreme weather could kill 150,000 people each year in Europe by the end of the century, say scientists

  13. The week's weather: Deadly heatwaves and floods