Mullaperiyar Dam

Walking through town yesterday I came across a small demonstration, outside what is known locally as ‘the bombed out church‘, about the Mullaperiyar Dam in India. According to the demonstrators, if this dam is allowed to fail, then 3.5 million people could be dead in less than 3 hours The dam, built by the British in […]

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Free Open University seminar – Pictures to Help People Think and Act

I’ve just been made aware of an up-coming seminar from the Open University as part of the eSTEeM program. The goals of eSTEeM are to explore and develop new approaches to learning, and the all-day event, entitled ‘Pictures to Help People Think and Act’, is advertised as exploring the ‘role of pictures and diagrams in learning’ […]

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