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Environmental Issues

Helpful links in completing the Biology Hot Topics lab.

Environmental Justice


Seeking Justice on Behalf of the Environment: Antonio Oposa, Jr. [2015] (Be prepared to enter your student ID)

  • This episode of the Green Interview features Antonio Oposa Jr., one of Asia’s pioneering activist lawyers in the arena of environmental law. Hailing from the Philippines, Oposa is best known for the David and Goliath battles he’s waged against the Philippines government. 

Fighting for the Right to a Healthy Environment: Ada Rockridge and Ron Plain [2013] (Be prepared to enter your ID)

  • Ron Plain and Ada Lockridge, two members of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation, a native community in the heart of Ontario's notorious “Chemical Valley,” have launched a lawsuit to prove that Canadians have constitutional rights to clean air, clean water, and a healthy environment.

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Search Films on Demand for streaming videos on a number of topics.  Have you student ID ready if you are logging in from off-campus.

Search Films on Demand

Tutorials:

 Browsing by Subject [1.58 minutes]

Creating Custom Segments [2.39 minutes]