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GGRC26: Geographies of Environmental Governance

This guide will help you find scholarly sources to support your annotated bibliography and final research paper.


  1. LNG Canada Export Terminal Project

  2. Enbridge Line 9 Reversal

  3. Jay Project, an expansion of the Ekati Diamond Mine 

  4. Teck Resources Ltd. Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project

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Group Mind Maps

15 minutes

Go to the Padlet associated with your topic. Share what you know about the topic already through a group mind map:

  1. Identify the who, what, where, when in your mind map.  

  1. Mind map the various aspects of the issue and angles.

    • What is the issue about (i.e. assignment 1 summary)? Note, it can be about more than 1 aspect.

    • What are the challenges of the issue? 

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Write a why/how question

5 minutes


Now that you have looked at the various issues and challenges of your topic, take the next 5 minutes to choose an angle/challenge/issue you want to further explore, what are your why/how questions of the topic? You can choose 1 to further revise to be your research question. 

Identify more keywords

5 minutes

Identify more keywords for your topic based on the mind map discussion.

  • Now go back to your 5 terms, how might you revise these to reflect the who what where when and the why/how of your topic.  

  • What are your 5 words now?  

  • What are the synonyms? 

  • Write these down in the worksheet