Introduction to Environmental Science

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This course provides students with a comprehensive overview of the basic principles and unifying concepts of environmental science. Various ecosystems are described, and conservation efforts are evaluated. Other topics include the importance of maintaining biodiversity, human population growth and demography, and the problems of urbanization in developed and developing countries. Techniques of sustainable agriculture are evaluated, as are techniques for water conservation. The impact of air pollution on the climate and on human beings is analyzed and the factors that determine energy consumption and the use of fossil fuels are assessed. Local, national, and international policies, laws, and programs that aim to protect the environment are also discussed.

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10/10 starsCompleted
6 years, 9 months ago
It is pretty easy. If you take it you can find most of the answers in the glossary. Pay attention to the stories and articles! Don't take the first answer you see, read the entire article!
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