2023-2024 EGCC Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jul 15, 2024  
2023-2024 EGCC Catalog and Student Handbook
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ENV 201 - Current Issues in Environmental Science Seminar


Credits: 3

This course will consider biological and social issues underlying contemporary environmental problems. Students will be provided with an overview of nascent discipline of conservation biology. Case studies from around the nation (e. g. , clean-up of Lake Washington, Lake Erie, Exxon Valdez oil spill, spotted owl fracas, BP oil in the Gulf, Hurricane Katrina, and Hurricane Sandy) which will form fodder for discussions of the scientific and human elements of environmental decision-making are explored. Students will also be provided with exposure to current scientific research and policy initiatives. Course will include presentations by researchers, discussion of recent literature, and participation in educational workshops.

Theory: 3



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