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    Anyone thinking of entering this essay competition for Year 12 Geographers? Nice open-ended question, and it would definitely fill a big hole in a personal statement! Plus...£600 prize money!

    http://www.trin.cam.ac.uk/index.php?pageid=1323
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    I want to! No idea if I'd be able to carve up some time to come up with anything vaguely worthy of entering though.
    It would look pretty fab if you did well though.
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    Two months to go!

    5 minutes of googling for ideas:

    Water poverty:

    http://www.independent.co.uk/environ...t-7555277.html

    2009 State of the Future report:

    http://www.independent.co.uk/environ...e-1742759.html

    Fossil fuels dependency:

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/au...rning-question

    Demographic change and impact on US labour markets:

    http://www.bos.frb.org/economic/conf...6/conf46e1.pdf

    George Friedman's 'The next 100 years':

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Next_100_Years

    I reckon if you spent a couple of hours a week on it as a change from revision, it would be a breeze!
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    Awww man i would have loved to do this, only if i wasnt already doing a geograhy degree and have a month till exams!
 
 
 
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