This free course was written by Heather Montgomery. It was first published in June 2020.
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Activity 6, Image of Campos do Jordão: Peter Kraftl
Activity 7, Image of girl and global climate change strike: Markus Spiske / Flickr. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/
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Activity 9, Image of Totem Pole: Peter Kraftl
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Video 1: Courtesy of Impact(Ed) International
Activity 2: The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Children, https://www.savethechildren.org.uk/content/dam/global/reports/uncrc-child-friendly-version1.pdf, Save The Children.
The Plastic Childhoods project led by Peter Kraftl was funded by The Leverhulme Trust (RF-2018-211\7).
Peter Kraftl’s work on The Brazilian-based nexus research was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ES/K00932X/1) and Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP process 15/50226‐0).
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