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ADGR 7783 Sustainability:Science of Survival (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

Dynamic and innovative scientific advances, and the rediscovery of traditional farming and energy practices are transforming the ways in which we meet basic human needs as well as how we preserve and renew the planet’s life support systems. Course examines essence of sustainability theory and application, agricultural and food production principles and practices, how production impacts local, regional, and global health status, economies and environments, and how sustainable practices benefit poor and wealthy nations. Topics include: climate and global environments, trends in organic and local food sources, food crops versus fuel crops and access to safe water. Examines selected strategies and initiatives that promote a sustainable global community.


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Last Updated: 20-Feb-14