This is a survey course in which we will discuss the science behind historical and current environmental issues. We will discuss the major threats to biodiversity and ecosystem function. We will study how human activities have affected the limited resources of our planet. We will learn how air, water and soil degradation have affected human health. Lastly, we will explore the emerging field of sustainability, what it means, and how it is being applied in today’s world.
Unless otherwise specified, this ENVS 100 – Survey of Environmental Science course is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.