Participatory Video gives a chance to people on the front lines of climate change to advocate for their rights, get informed, spread the word and better adapt to their new climate challenge. Here are some examples of Participatory Video projects where climate change has been explored by the groups involved.
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The Changing Climate in Gamo Highlands

This video is a compilation of three videos made by community members from Doko, Ezo, Zozo and Daro Malo in the Gamo Highlands.  The video focuses on environmental dependencies, the strong links between the local culture and the environment, the issue of deforestation and increasing pressures on local resources and the impacts of climate and environmental change at the local level.


Conversations with the Earth Community Festival

In March 2010 we organised the first Conversations with the Earth Community Festival to celebrate biodiversity and cultural diversity around the world and in our hometown Oxford in particular. Over the course of nine days diverse activities - ranging from film screenings and lectures to discussions, practical workshops, participatory ‘ceremonies’, comedy shows and dance events - took place in the Old Book Binders in East Oxford, UK.


Conversations with the Earth Video Brochure

Since the start of the Conversations with the Earth (CWE) Programme, InsightShare has worked with indigenous communities across 5 continents. This catalogue provides an overview of all videos that have been produced by these communities since the network’s launch in March 2009. The films communicate the collective voices of women, men, young people and elders.


Mexico Participatory Video Hub Development Stage 1

This document about a media hub development training carried out in Vicam, Mexico in 2010, describes the the aims, outputs and successes of the training. It also includes notes on new Participatory Video games that were developed during the process.


Mexico Participatory Video Hub Development Stage 2

This is a document about the second stage of the training process for developing indigenous media hubs in the Yaqui and Comaac territories of Mexico.


Philippines Training of Trainers

A training of facilitators from all around the Asian-Pacific region introduced Participatory Video to a group of indigenous youth activists, who created a film about their views on the UN REDD programme during the process.


Cameroon Skills Exchange

A two month 'skills exchange' saw an InsightShare associate posted to a local Baka NGO (Association Okani) in Cameroon, this summary explains more about the project, plus some links to the films made during the exchange.


Ethiopia Participatory Media Hub Development Stage 1

Summary of a training that is the first stage in establishing a Participatory Video hub in Ethiopia.


Conversations With The Earth - website & exhibition info

A short PDF including information about the forthcoming exhibition for CWE at the National Museum for the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington DC and the latest incarnation of the website, due to be launched in June 2011.