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Think Global Act Local

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Human Rights

Why Should We Care?

Explore these clips to understand why we do care about the issues.

Let’s Step Up Millennium Development Goals 

2015 is not a final destination. It is only the beginning.

Free The Children - This clip shows kids making a real difference.

See how the rest of the world lives: organised by income

What does it look like when someone in Sweden brushes their teeth or when someone in Rwanda makes their bed? Anna Rosling Rönnlund wants all of us to find out, so she sent photographers to 264 homes in 50 countries (and counting!) to document the stoves, bed, toilets, toys and more in households from every income bracket around the world. See how families live in Latvia or Burkina Faso or Peru as Rosling Rönnlund explains the power of data visualization to help us better understand the world.

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The Gruen Transfer

Here is a video with two examples of ads designed to 'sell' the concept of global warming.

Show World

Show/World is an interactive map of the world, with each country changing size depending upon the subject you choose.

Search Engines

Here are a range of search engines for you to use. Remember: there IS more to web searching than Google!