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Mapping our past, present and future environments – Activity

A creative task to help groups think and talk about changes in the environment

2016

A woman walks through a field near her village in Tanzania

From: Reveal toolkit: Climate and environment

Tools that explain climate change and environmental degradation and help communities to protect and care for their environment and adapt to a changing climate

This tool helps communities to reflect on the changes to their natural and built environment. Small groups draw pictures of maps of their village or area to show what they looked like in the past, how it looks now, and what it may look like in the future.

Each groups’ pictures are then shared with the wider group and discussed. They may decide there are specific things they want to do as a community to make their future more hopeful.

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