The Alps: Opportunities and Challenges

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Filmed in the French town of Chamonix in the Alps, this DVD resource explores the social, economic and environmental opportunities and challenges facing the region.

Education for Human Dignity Project

Amnesty International’s Education for Human Dignity project engages with young people to raise awareness, inform debate and stimulate action to tackle the human rights abuses that drive and deepen poverty.

Voices of Conservation

Encounter Edu has developed a range of online teaching resources to help teachers bring the issue of conservation into the classroom using the case study of the rhino in South Africa.

Montserrat: Living with Volcanoes

This DVD presents a case study of a volcano in a Less Economically Developed Country (LEDC). It provides a clear explanation of the processes causing Montserrat’s recent volcanic activity. It then assesses the social, economic and environmental impacts of the continuing eruptions.

The Haiti Earthquake: Impacts, Responses and Vulnerability

This DVD resource exemplifies the effects of a geo-hazard in a Less Economically Developed Country (LECD) – the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. The film first sets out Haiti’s historical context to explain why the impacts were so devastating.

Follow the Things

Follow the Things

This website looks a bit like a shopping website, but all is not as it seems. If you click on the different ‘departments’ you will find lots of ‘products’. But clicking on these products will lead you to films, research and articles about where these products have come from, and whether the production has involved human rights abuses or exploitation or environmental damage.

Ask the Expert: Gemma Hay (South Sudan)

An interview with an aid worker that has just returned from South Sudan.

South Sudan is a new country affected by long-term conflict and crisis, which themselves have generated many mini-crises. This article includes discussion of conflict and food

Ask the Expert: Dr Ann Le Mare (Fair Trade)

An interview with an expert on Fair Trade in Bangladesh. Fair Trade is a political movement in response to the inequalities in global trade. This article could be used in to connect the lives of farmers in developing countries with the decisions ma