Aug 15, 2022  
2021 - 2022 University Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 University Catalog
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ENVS 203 - Humans, Environmental Change and Sustainability


Prerequisites: BIO 104  
Requirement Fulfillment: Fulfills a course requirement in the Environmental Science Core Concentration
This course examines the effects of human populations and sociocultural variables on contemporary environmental changes at global and local scales with an emphasis on the sustainable use and management of natural resources and ecosystem services. Topics covered include human demographics, land use and land cover change, energy generation and use, agricultural production, biodiversity loss, water management, pollution and global climate change. These topics will be discussed in an interdisciplinary context to emphasize interrelationships among the economic, political, philosophical and ecological dimensions of environmental change and the sustainability of human populations and ecosystems.

3 credits
Fall



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