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10 · OCTOBER · 2017

Multi-Media Projects based on the Course 'Development, Environment and Natural Resources'

During the Academic Course 2016-17 and within the framework of the course Development, Environment and Natural Resources, IBEI Associated Professor Esteve Corbera, Principal Investigator at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA-UAB), gave students the assignment of producing either a blog entry or an audiovisual piece that would inform a broad, non-academic audience about the contents of one article (or more) provided in the course syllabus.

Below you can find some of the most innovative work submitted by the IBEI students Ann-Kathrin Beck, Dave McGowan and Anastasia Zabusova.

Ann-Kathrin Beck

Ann-Kathrin Beck produced a video piece on how activism is mobilising science.

Based on: Conde, M., (2014), Activism Mobilising Science. Ecological Economics, 105, pp. 67-77,   DOI 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2014.05.012. Link.

Voice and Content: Ann-Kathrin Beck

Video and Cut: Jimena Daniela Tormo Baldassarre

Dave McGowan

Dave McGowan produced a blog piece entitled 'What really happens when you carbon offset your flight?'.

Based on: Connor Cavanagh, Tor A. Benjaminsen, Virtual nature, violent accumulation: The ‘spectacular failure’ of carbon offsetting at a Ugandan National Park, In Geoforum, Volume 56, 2014, Pages 55-65, ISSN 0016-7185. Link.

Anastasia Zabusova

Anastasia Zabusova produced a radio piece on the social implications of siting wind energy in a disadvantaged region.

Based on: María Elena Huesca-Pérez, Claudia Sheinbaum-Pardo, Johann Köppel, Social implications of siting wind energy in a disadvantaged region – The case of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico, In Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 58, 2016, Pages 952-965, ISSN 1364-0321. Link.

Transcription of the piece.