How big is Africa?This map helps you put it into perspective ...
McDonald's is an example of a Trans-National Corporation (TNC)
Geography in the News:Here are some interesting articles to peruse and get your little grey cells ticking over ...
Weather and Climate
- How worried should we be about the polar icecaps melting? (BBC Video clip)
- Lake Tanganyika hit by climate change (BBC Video clip)
- Nasa forecast: Which cities will flood as ice melts? (BBC News)
- What is fog? BBC Weather Clip
- Why the sky isn't blue (BBC weather)
- 'Volcano Plane' takes flight (Newsround looking at whether Eyjafjallajökull might erupt again)
- Monitoring DR Congo's deadly Nyiragongo volcano (BBC Africa)
- Watching volcanoes with Satellites (BBC Science)
- Iran-Iraq quake: Villages have vanished (BBC News)