Blue Marble Evaluation Resources

Here are a few interesting links to help you develop a "Blue Marble Perspective": 

Suggested Reading

Systems Thinking

Systems thinking is at the heart of what it means to be an effective Blue Marble Evaluator. 

Global Issues

Our invitation is to read through these resources and try to see the connections between these issues. How do they influence one another? How are they interrelated? Are the solutions aimed at addressing them similarly connected? 

  • General Global Issues & Globalization
    • Beyond Borders: Thinking Critically About Global Issues by Paula Rothernberg
    • Introducing Global Issues, Michael & Neil Snarr
    • Global Issues, Richard J. Payne
    • Global Issues: Selections from CQ Researcher
    • Global Issues, an Introduction, John L. Seitz and Kristen A. Hite
    • The Globalization of War, Michel Chossudovsky
    • The Globalization of Racism, Donaldo Macedo
    • Global Warring: How Environmental, Economic, and Political Crises Will Redraw the World Map, Cleo Paskal
  • Conservation & the Environment
  • Hunger & Food Security
  • Immigration & Refugees
  • Gender Equity

We also encourage you to dig into the Sustainable Development Goals, which were adopted on September 25th 2015 to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Also, check out EvalSDGs for information on how the SDGs are being evaluated. 

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