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Graphic novel #foodcrisis

In honour of World Food Day, Dr. Evan Fraser (University of Guelph) is launching a Kickstarter Campaign to release his new graphic novel, “#foodcrisis”. The campaign can be found here: http://kck.st/1w1f7Ze

Aiming to connect with senior high school or lower-year university students, #foodcrisis is a fictionalized account of the possible collapse of the world’s agricultural system. Set in the year 2025, the story weaves together gripping story-lines about land grabs, rising food prices, inequality, climate change and more. The first three episodes are available here: https://feedingninebillion.com/foodcrisis

Watch a Youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WS1DKDLey0I

For more information, contact Dr. Evan Fraser: frasere@uogeulph.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Professor Gita Laidler is the recipient of a SSHRC Standard Research Grant for 2011 – 2014.

Her project was developed in collaboration with community members and the Kitikmeot Inuit Association to explore the value of elder-youth land camps as a means of fostering inter-generational knowledge transfer and conceptualizing Inuit research methodologies.

Focusing on Inuit-caribou relationships in the context of changing northern lifestyles, this research will address concerns around:

i) northern educational policy implementation

ii) the lack of caribou research on King William Island

iii) community health and cultural implications of shifting Inuit-caribou relations; and, iv) culturally appropriate and respectful research and education relationships

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Source: DGES website

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Marina of the Zabbaleen Enter the extraordinary world of seven-year-old Marína, as she lives in the Muqqattam garbage recycling village in Cairo, Egypt.

Home Safe Toronto Home safe Toronto is a documentary that deals with how Canadian families with children live with the threat and the experience of homelessness.

Food, inc. Lifts the veil on our nation’s food industry, exposing how our nation’s food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profits ahead of consumer health, the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and our own environment.

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