Environmental problems are ever-present as news stories, on government policy agendas, and at the forefront of activist campaigns. Climate change and the accumulation of waste on land and in seas and oceans are two prime examples. This topic encourages you to think about connections between humans and contemporary environmental problems at a range of scales (from local to global) and levels of responsibility (from individual/household to government). It explores environmental challenges from different social, cultural, political, and economic perspectives to help understand why and how interactions between people and the environment shape individual and collective decisions affecting the use of natural resources. Finding solutions to environmental problems is a key theme. Students are invited to explore spaces where change is happening at different scales and in different places.
This topic aims to provide students with:
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