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.

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Key Terminology

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

Activity One - Comprehension

  • Using the text book 'Global Interactions' by Guinness pages 127-128, how has the importance of environmental awareness grown?

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Activity Two - GreenPeace

GreenPeace - Give the Planet a Hand


Al Jazeera - From hippies to lobbyists


Answer the following questions using the resource below and the Al Jazeera youtube clip above.
  1. Who are 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?

Useful Resources

      • GreenPeace
      • Pages 125-126 'Global Interactions' Guinness



Activity Three - GreenPeace - Transboundary Pollution

  1. What has been Green Peace's reaction to nuclear energy?
  2. How are GreenPeace keeping the events of Chernobyl 'alive'?

The Global Report - GreenPeace and Nuclear Energy

Useful Resources