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GEO-210 Natural Resources Management I: Introduction

3 hours lecture, 3 credits

The course examines the major natural resources management issues on the global, national, provincial and local scales. Questions and concepts associated with the double-edged sword of conservation versus economic development are examined from the contrasting scientific and philosophical views. The emphasis is on solutions through public policy. Some of the topics covered are: renewable and non-renewable resources, resources and economics, terrestrial, marine and atmospheric resources, energy, minerals, options for the future and the role of non-government organizations.


  • Any first year GEO course Minimum Grade C

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