006 - Transboundary Pollution - Part 2

Syllabus Point

Examine (AO3) the growth of environmental awareness as a consequence of these global interactions. 
Examine (AO3) the role of one international civil society organization in fostering improved environmental management.

Image One - Greenpeace
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Key Terminology

  • Examine
  • Civil Society
  • Environmental Management
Define the terms using the 'Command Term' posters in the classroom, the 'Useful Links' below and the 'Global Interactions' text book by Guinness.

Useful Links

Activity One - Comprehension

Before we start to discuss what environmental groups are doing to try and reduce transboundary pollution it is important to look at how and why the concerns about the environment have grown. Answer the question below by using your 'Global Interactions' textbook by Guinness pages 127-128.
        • How has the importance of environmental awareness grown?
Image Two - Global Interactions text

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Activity Two - Greenpeace

Greenpeace is a civil society group who have become increasingly influential in passing on their 'green' focused ideas. But who are they and how have has their image changed? Answer the following questions using the youtube clip below the questions:

        1. Who is GreenPeace?
        2. When did they first develop?
        3. What is their goal?
        4. How have they increased their profile over the years? What are their victories?
        5. How have they achieved the transition from hippies to lobbyists?

GreenPeace - Give the Planet a Hand



 Useful Resources


Pages 125-126 'Global Interactions' Guinness

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Activity Three - Greenpeace - Transboundary Pollution

Now it is time to link the Chernobyl Incident to Greenpeace. Greenpeace has a lot to say about the use of nuclear energy in society and as you have now learnt they are becoming increasingly influential. Answer the two questions below to show your knowledge of how Greenpeace has reacted to the use of nuclear energy and specifically the Chernobyl explosion. Watch the youtube clip and read the 'Useful Resources' to help you.
      1. What has been Greenpeace's reaction to nuclear energy?
      2. How are Greenpeace keeping the events of Chernobyl 'alive'?

The Global Report - GreenPeace and Nuclear Energy