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YOUTH VOICE: Examining the Link Between Climate Change & Migration — The Darfur Case

October 9, 2011 by

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BY SOPHIE BUCKLE. This paper investigates the relationship between climate change and human migration in the Darfur region in Sudan which is currently suffering profusely due to numerous climatic stresses. The Darfur region is suffering from desertification which then impacts upon the local communities as they compete for limited resources. This competition will drive movement of people as they vie for natural resources in an increasingly limited supply.

VIDEO REVIEW: ‘Lester Brown – The Planet’s Scarcest Resource is Time’

September 11, 2011 by

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In a recent class activity, members of the second/third year undergraduate subject International Politics of Climate Change: Triumph or Tragedy at La Trobe University's Albury-Wodonga campus engaged with a video presentation delivered by emminent American environmentalist Lester Brown. The following excerpts are a summary of the class discussion on what Lester Brown has to say in the video clip.

PODCAST: University of the Third Age, Albury-Wodonga

September 8, 2011 by

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SOPHIE BUCKLE & BEN HABIB. On Friday 12th August 2011, Sophie Buckle and Ben Habib visited the Albury-Wodonga chapter of the University of the Third Age. During their visit, Ben Habib delivered a presentation to U3A members on politics in the Middle East, while Sophie Buckle conducted an interview with U3A Albury-Wodonga committee members Don Cocks and Lyle Wright, exploring the activities of and the philosophy behind U3A.

PODCAST: The Commonwealth Games as a Window into Indian Society — An Interview with Dr Yamini Narayanan

November 19, 2010 by

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This installment of the Our Voice: Politics Albury-Wodonga podcast features Dr Yamini Narayanan from La Trobe University in Melbourne, in conversation with Our Voice’s Sophie Buckle.  In this discussion, Yamini and Sophie look at the recent Delhi Commonwealth Games as a case study to examine contemporary Indian society. DOWNLOAD: Interview with Yamini Narayanan Dr Yamini […]

YOUTH VOICE: Translating Knowledge into Action—The Politics Awareness Club (PAC)

August 16, 2010 by

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BY SOPHIE BUCKLE. A new club has formed within the Albury-Wodonga campus of La Trobe University. A group of students studying politics in first year have come together to create a group where political issues can be raised, discussed and debated. The group has been named Politics Awareness Club (PAC) and one of the many aims of the club is to raise awareness of political issues and participation in the electoral process.

YOUTH VOICE PODCAST: 2010 Election First-time Voter’s Roundtable Discussion

August 13, 2010 by

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With all eyes fixed squarely on election day, YOUTH VOICE features a roundtable discussion with three young people from the border region who will be voting for the first time at the 2010 Federal Election. Our Voice: Politics Albury-Wodonga host Ben Habib is joined by first-time voters Lisa Tuck, Sophie Buckle and Jessica Love, who share their thoughts on how they became interested in politics, on voting for the first time, the issues they see as important, and the election campaign to date.