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Afghanistan Conflict Monitor

The Afghanistan Conflict Monitor is packed with historical information as well as recent news articles and analyses. http://www.afghanconflictmonitor.org/ — Alicia Dallman (Sagrados Corazones)

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Women´s Rights: Afghanistan

While the following website encompasses some links and information that have already been provided, it also offers links to some in-depth reports and analyses (mostly within the past decade) about the situation in Afghanistan, particularly in relation to women’s rights. http://www.law-lib.utoronto.ca/diana/afghanwomen.htm — … Continue reading

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Animal Welfare Institute

The Animal Welfare Institute is a user-friendly site packed with information about wildlife trafficking. http://www.awionline.org/ht/d/sp/i/714/pid/714 — Alicia Dallman (Sagrados Corazones)

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Spain-UNEP LifeWeb Partnership

The Spain-UNEP LifeWeb Partnership is dedicated to wildlife conservation in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. http://www.unep.org/Documents.Multilingual/Default.asp?DocumentID=649&ArticleID=6804&l=en — Alicia Dallman (Sagrados Corazones)

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Kenya Elephant Poachers

The following link is a recent (November 1st) article about the deaths of elephant poachers in Kenya. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-11666641 –Alicia Dallman (Sagrados Corazones)

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The Global Warming Interactive Project

The Global Warming Interactive project works to demonstrate how global warming is multi-faceted with an interactive game in which students must serve as representatives of a country (Brazil for the prototype) and make choices within realistic limits, including a national … Continue reading

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Tierramérica

Tierramérica is a cooperative UNEP and UNDP project that provides information about sustainable development and the environment in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Eco-briefs might be especially useful for students. http://www.tierramerica.info/index_en.php — Alicia Dallman (Sagrados Corazones)

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National Geographic Treasures

The Earth Pulse website provides interactive quizzes and maps, including one that offers vital statistics about countries around the world.  The photo gallery is also interesting because it outlines “Hot Spots of Global Change.” http://earthpulse.nationalgeographic.com/earthpulse/index.html  National Geographic also features an … Continue reading

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Writing Correction Symbols

Hello all! I’ve attached a chart of writing correction symbols that I made. Some of them vary from the standard correction symbols because my students and I collaborated to create the system that would work best for our class. I hope … Continue reading

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In-Depth Information about Wildlife Trafficking

Traffic is “a wildlife trade monitoring network” that offers historical references, up-to-date information about global initiatives, conventions, and resolutions, and recent news articles.  Traffic also works closely with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN – http://www.iucn.org/), an organization … Continue reading

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