Environment Science

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1. Describe and outline how humans view of nature has changed through our history beginning with the prehistoric era to present.

2. Who were the early voices of the environmental movement that we discussed in Unit 9. Which do you feel was the most influential?

3. What are the effects of climate change on the environment? Why is it such a complex problem to solve?

4. What were the goals of the indigenous delegation that attended the Paris Climate Accord. What was the outcome and what was their response?

5. Throughout the Unit 9 lecture there were links to different nonprofits, videos of climate leaders and artists websites. Choose one to focus on and describe the subject, what is their message? what is their medium if they are artists etc. How did this subject impact you? Why did you choose it?

Further reading- Read the article in the link below for your own interest OR read it and write a short summary and submit it at the end of this week's Unit quiz submission for a few extra credit points (max. points possible =3).

It's Official: The Anthropocene is Here, Deidre Felton, EcoWatch, 9/30/16 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

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1. Describe and outline how humans view of nature has changed through our history
beginning with the prehistoric era to present.
In the past, hunter/gatherers depended directly on their natural environment, originally, we
relied on what the Earth gave us; we understood the parts of animals and plants and what not
to use and what to use properly. Hunter/gatherers had a close connection to nature; humans
were depended on nature. Additionally, they had the least impact on their environment
compared to agricultural and industrial times. They lived within Earth's carrying capacity and
were a part of the ecosystem. Now, we grow and harvest our own resources rather than
depending on the natural environment around us; we use artificial processes to depend on.
Additionally, we are disconnected from natural processes and, therefore, we create
devastating global impacts. We live way beyond the Earth's carrying capacity and consider
ourselves the most superior of the ecosystem.
2. Who were the early voices of ...

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