News item update!

30-Oct-2007

MEC Editorial Assistant, Sarah Cumming, writes:

This week’s news item, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about plans by the to extract natural resources from the Antarctic and the damage this may have on the continent. Go to the Headline News section on your Work Area screen to find out more.

For more information on environmental issues in Antarctica, students could look at the following websites.

WWF

British Antarctic Survey

And don’t forget:

Our next MEC clinic will be held on Tuesday November 6th 2007 at 1100 GMT.

Presenter: Vilson Coimbra, CISP, Brazil

Subject: Integrating Campus activities into your lesson plan

If you would like to participate please contact s.earnshaw@macmillan.com

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