On the Line
was a millennium project that explored and celebrated the lives
of people who live in
the eight countries lying along the zero degree meridian line: Togo,
and the United
of Channel 4, WWF-UK, and Oxfam GB, On the Line aimed to make the
millennium more than just a moment in time, and to add an international
dimension to the year 2000 celebrations. On the Line worked with
individuals, schools and community groups, using media, music, arts
and formal education to explore environmental and developmental
Most of the
content from the On the Line website was transferred to Oxfam's
Cool Planet in 2002, following the completion of the On the Line
project. Thanks to all of the On the Line partners who gave permission
for these popular, web-based materials to continue to be available
to internet users.
section offers virtual journeys through meridian line countries,
as well as environmental features. In the schools
area, you will find exciting teaching activities and resources.
You may also be interested to look at our French
The On the Line
Trust was established as a registered charity, number 1073841.
Oxfam Education website (for teachers)