003 - Degradation from raw material production - Part 3

Syllabus Point

Examine (AO3) the concept of food miles and the environmental consequence of increasing volumes of air freight.

Key Terminology

  • Examine
  • Food Miles
Define the words above using the 'Command Term' posters in the classroom, your 'Global Interactions' textbook by Guinness and the useful links below.

Useful Links

Activity One - Watch

  1. Watch the clip below and write down all the environmental issues that are raised concerning the impact of food miles.
  2. Why is the issue of food miles unclear?

Food Miles

Activity Two - Examine

  • Discuss the environmental consequences of increased air freight. Remember this could be an essay in the exam so think about the data that is needed to illustrate your thoughts. Re-look at the focus of the syllabus point - environmental consequences so this needs to be the primary aspect that you write about. 


To answer the question above use the following resources:

Exam Style Questions

Discuss the environmental impact of increasing use of air freight. (10 marks)