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Radio Assessment: Final Package

Here is my final package for this radio assessment. It is for a BBC Radio World audience, and although I sign out saying that, obviously this isn’t actually a piece of work by the BBC.


Radio Assessment: SOCO International plc

I’m trying hard to set up an interview with SOCO International plc in regards to my radio assessment. I have been able to speak to them via email, however, I am unsure I will be able to speak to them over the phone. 339 more words


Radio Documentary: The Importance of Conservation

An obstacle that I have faced with this project is finding somebody to interview face to face. This is an issue that has arisen in my other assignments also. 459 more words


Black Gold: Oil, Human Rights, and Virunga National Park

When we speak of Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), it evokes images of lush tropical forests, snow peaked mountains, active volcanoes, and iconic species, such as the endangered mountain gorilla. 815 more words

...And Yet They Were Rejoicing!

The morning following my arrival in Rutshuru, I am on the road again, heading to another of our field sites in Kirumba, further north. The project is closing down because we failed to secure funding; this means that most of the local staff will lose their jobs. 903 more words

british oil company wants to destroy world wildlife heritage site in africa

Heard of Virunga? It’s Africa’s oldest national park, and a treasured World Heritage Site.

Rainforests, volcanoes, rare and beautiful wildlife – Virunga has it all. 244 more words


Radio Documentary: WWF and SOCO International PLC

Since the start of 2014, I’ve been giving weekly presentations for my International Politics class. Each week has been about a different topic. They’ve included NGOs, World Organisations, Constitutions, Religious Tolerance and Freedom of Expression. 312 more words