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Certificate in Environmental Sustainability (O) - Resource Management and Sustainability

Geography 3411 Resource Management and Sustainability
A focus on resource management from ecological, economic, social/behavioural and institutional/decision-making perspectives. Emphasis is given to the conflicts between economic growth (i.e. often from resource exploitation) and resource sustainability. The course also emphasizes the ecological limits of renewable resources and what resources depletion means for future generations. Opportunities for achieving sustainable resource use, especially here in Canada, are discussed.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Geography 1150 or 1170 or permission of the Chair of the Department of Geography and the Environment

Cross-List(s): Environmental Studies 3411
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences