News item update!

24-Jul-2007

MEC Senior Editor, Jeremy Smith, writes:

Save the apes!

This week’s news item, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about preventing the extinction of the great apes. Find out what could be done to save them by going to the Headline News section on your Work Area screen.

Once you have used this news item in class, you can refer your students to the news item on 22 May 2007. This looks at one of the potential threats to the great apes and their environment: biofuels. To find it just click on ‘More News’ in the Headline News area.

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