'A footprint means pressing down and global means world, so 'global footprint' means pressing down on the world and we don't want to press too hard' (child's definition of a Global Footprint)
what is Global Learning? CoreKnowledge Key Skills Values and Attitudes what is sustainability? what about climate change?
what about climate change?

Useful Links and Resources

 

Political Leadership

BBC www.bbc.co.uk
New Internationalist www.newint.org
Global Express www.dep.org.uk/globalexpress
UK House of Commons www.parliament.co.uk/commons
UK House of Lords www.parliament.co.uk/lords
World Bank www.worldbank.org
Bangladesh Government www.bangladeshgov.org/
also www.parliamentofbangladesh.org
Transparency International www.ti-bangladesh.org

 

Water

BBC www.bbc.co.uk
CAFOD www.cafod.org.uk
WaterAid www.wateraid.org.uk
Thames Water www.thames-water.com
Global Eye www.globaleye.org.uk
The Water Page (incorporating The African Water Page) www.thewaterpage.com
New Internationalist www.newint.org
Christian Aid www.christianaid.org.uk
United Nations University, Industrial Pollution in Japan, United Nations University Press, 1992
http://www.unu.edu/unupress/unupbooks/uu35ie/uu35ie00.htm

Environmental Information Network for Asia and the Pacific Minamata Disease and
the Mercury Pollution of the Globe (Japan) http://www.einap.org/envdis/Minamata.html

Book
Williams, C. (1997) Terminus Brain: the environmental threats to human intelligence
For some information on the book, see
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/Units/gec/gecko/cwbook2.htm

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Debt

BBC website www.bbc.co.uk
The Guardian www.guardianunlimited.co.uk
World development Movement www.wdm.org.uk
Jubilee Plus website giving details of current campaigns as well as history of
Jubilee 2000 www.jubileeplus.org
The World Bank www.worldbank.org
International Monetary Fund www.imf.org
Global Eye (Worldaware) www.globaleye.org.uk
New Internationalist www.newint.org
Grameen Bank www.grameen-info.org
Jubilee-Zambia Campaign www.jctr.org.zm

Christian Aid, 'Breaking the Chains' (Published by Jubilee 2000 Coalition, 1999)
Christian Aid 'Forever in your debt? Eight poor nations and the G-8', 1998
- especially the following reports, brought back from Zambia by Janet Orchard:
Public opinion Poll Jubilee-Zambia Debt Campaign - April 2002.
'Zambia Against Apartheid: A Case on Apartheid-Caused Debt' by Gabriel C Banda
for ACTSA-JCTR

 

Western Culture

BBC website www.bbc.co.uk
Football Culture (BBC/British Council project) www.footballculture.net
Business Week www.businessweek.com
British Council www.britishcouncil.org
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Waste

www.bbc.co.uk
www.guardian.co.uk
www.wastedisposal.com US site - as below - with articles
www.rethinkrubbish.com US site related to trying to cut waste
www.greenpeace.org.uk Greenpeace UK site - has links to Greenpeace around the world
www.essentialaction.org campaign to 'return to sender' waste from Pennsylvania
www.dailystarnews.com The Daily Star - Bangladesh newspaper
http://www.greenpeacemed.org.mt/news14/p5.html
http://www.andalucia.com/environment/protect/donana.htm
http://www.ens-news.com/

Note some of these are not recent
Action Alert: Spanish Lynx in Coto Donana
BBC Wildlife Magazine February 1997 Vol.15 No2. Andalucia alters wetland
plan to pave way for development. Spain's right-wing government ...
lynx.uio.no/jon/lynx/alertspn.htm

WWF FEATURES: Donana: A Disaster Waiting to Happen
... For the WWF-World Wide Fund For Nature, Coto Donana will always have a
... restoration of the Donana area alongside the European Union's Sustainable
Development...
www.panda.org/news/features/archive/06-98/story2.htm

[PDF]FACT SHEET Wetlands Factsheet No.32 There are many kinds of ...
File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat
... apartment blocks, factories, and lorry parks, are threatened by all
kinds of development ... The huge Coto Donana wetland in southern Spain is
gradually drying out ...
www.wwf.org.hk/eng/pdf/references/ factsheets/factsheet32.PDF -

99.06.01: Human-Environment Relations: A Case Study of Donana ...
... The classroom activities which are presented in the unit follow from
the development of an historical narrative about Coto Donana, the name
for this long time...
www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/ units/1999/6/99.06.01.x.html

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Women

www.antislavery.org Anti-slavery - especially July 2002 issue of action briefing.
www.stophumantraffic.org Produced by the above, this site gives the background to
trafficking, as well as stories and a postcard campaign.
www.un.org Looking at the role of women in Africa.
www.bbc.co.uk Particularly the articles as follows:
- Sudanese women sue over work ban, Caroline Hawley
- Arab women lift the veil on business, Emma Clark
www.guardian.co.uk For information on the armed forces, marriage, property.
Greg Brosnan - "Guatemalan women unite against 'double discrimination'."

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Education

www.questacon.edu  School of the Air
www.assoa.nt.edu.au Adelaide School of the Air
www.unesco.org Summary of the Mokattam project
www.ape.org Association for the Protection of the Environment
(responsible for the Mokattam project)
www.bbc.co.uk Information on India, also UN appeal for girls education
www.irinnews.org UN Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs
- information about Angola
www.jiva.org Women on the Learning for Earning course
(see also things sent by Caroline Coxon)
www.tamerinst.org The Tamer Institute for Community Education - very good site
Books for Keeps magazine - January 03 - article on the Tamer Institute

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Health

www.nhs.uk - The National Health Service
www.bbc.co.uk - It's my story: from Britain to Bangladesh
www.undp.org/hiv - UNDP HIV/aids statistical Fact Sheet;
also United Nations development Program UNDP
www.thebody.com - The Body: an aids and HIV information resource
www.sightsavers.org  - information on Trachoma
http://edie.cprost.sfu.ca  - Trachoma
www.nutrition.org.uk - Information on Malnutrition
www.malnutrition.org - info. on aspects of malnutrition
www.wri.org  - Health and Environment: Malnutrition
www.fao.org - FAO PR96/44-Food Insecurity increasing
www.ifpri.cgiar.org - Health and Nutrition Emerging and Re-emerging
Issues in Developing Countries- Obesity
NB Jocelyn Sekibo did a great deal of the initial work on this section.

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Movement of People

www.guardian.co.uk  - especially 'No Pacific solution in sight'
'In Sangatte refugee camp' 'Promise of Latino votes tempts Bush to give amnesty to
3m illegal immigrants 'by Martin Kettle (July 16, 2001)

Global Express - Immigration (Edition No. 35, Feb. 03)
                - Asylum seekers (Edition No. 19, Feb. 00)

www.immigration.gov - USA Bureau of Immigration site used by Rahela during her
initial research
www.nolo.com/lawcenter/ency/index.com
www.britkid.org - useful for info. on refugees, asylum seekers, etc. Site is very
accessible to younger people.
www.globaleye.org.uk - especially articles on urbanisation (Issue 13), favelas in Brazil,
and info. on Dhaka.
www.europaworld.org/issue37/eritreaahungryanduncertain1601 - Eritrea info.
www.unicef.org.uk - for information about internally displaced persons
web.amnesty.org/web/wire.nsf/November2002/Russia - the situation in Chechnya.
Latinamerica PRESS Vol. 33, No 34 - Guatemala land issues
www.msf.org  - Medecins sans Frontieres - information about the Rohingya people.
www.antislavery.org/archive/submission/submission2001-CHRBangladesh.htm - as above
(Anti-slavery website)
www.bbc.co.uk - working conditions, migrants, etc.

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Trade

Anti-Slavery International/Channel 4 'Slavery: Commodities and disposable people in the
modern world', ISBN 185 144 287 1. Also www.antislavery.org
www.peopleandplanet.org
-arms trade general information
www.caat.org.uk/
-Campaign Against the Arms Trade website
www.quaker.org.uk/peace/briefs
-international arms trade, and useful ideas for taking action.
www.oxfam.org - about campaigns to limit small arms, and to pressurise govt. to
introduce tighter legislation for arms sales.
http://www.union-network.org/UNIsite/Sectors/Commerce/index_child_labour.htm
-summarises the ILO report 'A Future Without Child Labour'
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/standards/ipec/index.htm
-world action against child labour
http://www.newint.org/issue292/contents.html
-New Internationalist issue on child labour.
http://www.ids.ac.uk/eldis/hot/ethiccl.htm
-ethical issues of child labour
http://www.eclt.org
-eliminating child labour foundation site -with focus on the tobacco industry.
http://www.globalisationguide.org/03.html
www.foe.co.uk/campaigns.corporates/core/about/index.html
'NEF Policy Brief-Why the CORE Bill is Good for Business'
(Deborah Doane, Head of the Corporate Accountability Programme,
New Economics Foundation, October 2002)
http://www.waronwant.org - garment workers protesting in Bangladesh
http://cjw.bangla.net/bgr.htm - CORR-The Jute Works (fair trade producers)
http://www.shared-interest.com/cust/corr.htm - more info. on Fair trade organisations
in Bangladesh
http://www.fairtrade.org.uk - Fairtrade standards, etc.

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