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Canary Islands Migration

 
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The migration situation in the Canary Islands

Watch this video clip to get some background about the migration situation in the Canary Islands.

  • Where are the migrants coming from?
  • Where are they going?
  • Why have they left their homes?
 
 
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Activities

 
Research

Migrations to the Canary Islands from Western Africa Case Study

Canary Islands Migration
 
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Geography Activities

Geographical Situation

Key Migrant Routes
 
  1. Describe the geographical location of the Canary Islands. [4 Marks]
  2. From which countries are people migrating to the Canary Islands? [4 Marks]
 
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Geography Activities

News Article

BBC News
  Small islands' migration drama [7 September 2006]

 

  1. Read the news article ‘Small Islands' Migration Drama’. List as many push factors as possible for why the immigrants leave their source countries.
  2. List as many pull factors as possible for why the immigrants head for the Canary Islands.
 
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Geography Activities

Opinions

BBC - In Pictures: Reaction In Tenerife to Influx of Migrants Source

 
  1. Read the options presented in: BBC - In Pictures: Reaction In Tenerife to Influx of Migrants. Copy two options that support the immigrants’ plight and two options that are unsupportive of the immigrants’ plight.
 
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Geography Activities

The European Union

The European Union

 
  1. Looking that the map of the European Union (above). Which other locations in the EU do you think suffer from a similar situation than the Canary Islands?
 
 
Geography Review

Review

 
The following news video clip has no commentary - how about having a go at adding your own?
 
 

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