Lets go GLOBAL

What is a global issue?

A number of articles relating to global issues can be found at:
http://www.gig.org/Departments/gig_science.php or http://www.globalissues.org/ or http://www.global-issues.net/60_sec/index.htm

Below is a list of global issues - which one would you like to discuss?
Crisis in Darfur
Me to We--Building a school in Sierra Leone

Kyoto - Global Warming
The loss of farming land
Depleting fishing resources
The nuclear debate - this is big in NZ, being anti nuclear
Energy Resources - this could include many different topics
Balanced ecosystems - eg the importance of Whaling death - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/4354286.stm
Nuclear weapons armament
Arms Trade
Poverty
Foreign Aid debate / third world debt
Water scarcity
Child labour
Human Rights
The future of Antarctica
Women's Rights
World Population growth
e-waste - http://www.greenpeace.org/international/campaigns/toxics/electronics/where-does-e-waste-end-up
AIDS and HIV
Child soldiers
Genetic Modification - food
Cloning
Internet safety??? www issues?? the shrinking world??
Environmental refugees
Alternative energy
Slum Architecture - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4338144.stm

What other global issues can you think of to add to the list (give these to your teacher)?