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The BBC - KS3 Bitesize Geography
At the 26th of December 2004 an quake shook the indian ocean. Seismic activity was assumed to be 9.1. As a result of the movements of the earthquake, flooding was repressed and a up to 30-metre high tidal wave was triggered. Consequences of the Asian Tsunami: Military investigates the damages due to the Asian Ocean tidal wave.
The Nargis clone hit Burma on 3 May 2008. His area was a low-lying delta[delta]: a land form that developed at the estuary of a stream. ] to the north. He has been rated a Category 4 cycle on the Saffir-Simpson scale[Saffir-Simpson Scale: A magnitude measurement range for a hurricane].
A large part of the destruction was the consequence of the storms that sweeped the canals up from the north.
Myanmar Geological Belts, Plate Borders and Mineral Deposits - Andrew Mitchell
It concentrates on the natural and historical aspects of Myanmar's structured belt and terrane, with a special focus on minerals and their relation to the stratigraphic and structured environment. Myanmar is also full of oil and minerals and home to some of the biggest upheavals in Southeast Asia. Several of these obstacles have been eliminated and there is growing interest internationally in Myanmar's geological and minerals as well.
The atlas of human beings trafficked in Southeast Asia: Illegal arms and drug trade.....
The mainland of Southeast Asia is one of the most important areas of the globe for illicit goods traffic and mugging. There is a high incidence of traffic in humans, with particularly susceptible to slavery or forced abduction. It is even less known about the various synergy effects that can be created between the various trading operations.
A human smuggling atlas of Southeast Asia gathers a talented research and mapping staff to give a one-of-a-kind view of the most important types of illicit trade in the area. Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy gives an account of the route of drugs traffic in and out of the Golden Triangle, whose network of opiums and heroines has been so important in local and international histories.
We have heard impressing speeches about the need to combat the black market in weapons, but even less about the need for hands-on measures. South-East Asia has the highest degrading rates of all large tropic regions, while wild animals are currently being felled six-fold faster than sustainably. Another policy scholar, Vanda Felbab-Brown investigates the central connections between logging and wild animal-trading.