Animation Documentaries and Biodiversity Issues – is ‘Plant blindness’ a concept worth keeping? Insights from the Portuguese animation documentary ‘Viagem a Cabo-Verde’ (2010)

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Animation Documentaries and Biodiversity Issues – is ‘Plant blindness’ a concept worth keeping? Insights from the Portuguese animation documentary ‘Viagem a Cabo-Verde’ (2010)

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dc.contributor.author Lima, M. Alexandra Abreu
dc.date.accessioned 2016-04-28T18:48:07Z
dc.date.available 2016-04-28T18:48:07Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10437/6968
dc.description.abstract From the contemporary panorama of creative media, the animation documentary A Journey to Cape Verde (2010, Viagem a Cabo Verde) is analysed in terms of its content concerning biodiversity and plant issues. The concept of ‘plant blindness’ is revisited, a term introduced by Wandersee and Schussler in 1998 (Allen, 2003) to describe “the inability to see or notice the plants in one’s own environment” and their importance in the biosphere. Some future considerations are discussed. It is hoped this casestudy displays a picture of what can be done to improve collective knowledge about biodiversity issues and could inspire and help others to develop awareness raising projects about them. en
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dc.language.iso eng pt
dc.publisher Edições Universitárias Lusófonas pt
dc.rights openAccess
dc.subject COMUNICAÇÃO pt
dc.subject COMMUNICATION pt
dc.subject CINEMA pt
dc.title Animation Documentaries and Biodiversity Issues – is ‘Plant blindness’ a concept worth keeping? Insights from the Portuguese animation documentary ‘Viagem a Cabo-Verde’ (2010) pt
dc.type article pt


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