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L6 ap localism and awareness

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Edexcel Geography A Level Globalisation

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L6 ap localism and awareness

  1. 1. Globalisation, sustainability and localism
  2. 2. What is Tesco saying and why?
  3. 3. Your TurnYour Turn What is McDonalds saying and why?
  4. 4. Globalisation, sustainability and localism • Increasing concerns about the environment and unsustainability. • For example the BP Deep Water Horizon oil spill in 2010 leaked 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. • Huge environmental (600 turtles and 100 dolphins died) and economic impact (shrimp, tuna and oyster fisherman all suffered smaller catches) • People boycotted BP following the disaster as a result. • Film trailer here • As a result people have been more and more aware of what they buy and where it comes from and its impacts
  5. 5. Your Turn • Three groups, each will look at a specific area and then present to the rest of the class next lesson.
  6. 6. Three groups 1. Localism is a response to globalisation as it increases sustainability 2. Ethical Consumerism and Fair Trade reduce environmental impacts 3. Recycling helps to manage resource consumption Sustainable living : Transition towns p189 Lizard The Local sourcing solution P208-210(top) Ice RESEARCH: Todmorden Transition Town Fair Trade P190 Lizard Ethical Consumption and Fair Trade P210 Ice RESEARCH: People Tree Waste and recycling P190 Lizard Recycling and resource consumption P210-211 Ice Resource Recycling P215 Terrace / Fields book RESEARCH: Keep Britain Tidy

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