Sustainability & Environmental Studies

GEOG XL 5: People and the Earth’s Ecosystems

This course explores the ways in which human activity impacts the natural environment and how modification of environment can eventually have significant consequences for human activity. Topics include environmental challenges, such as air and water pollution, population growth and distribution, global atmospheric changes, ecosystems and evolution, agriculture and food resources, and renewable and nonrenewable energy resources. Includes case studies drawn from the local, national, and international levels.

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