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Unit 8 – Assignment, environmentally sustainability, reflection

Environmental science

On our planet are many environmental problems. We discussed a lot of the most pressing problems of our world in this course. We learned about health problems which are a result of the exponential increasing world population. We learned that the southern hemisphere of our planet – especially Africa has still significant problems with chronic and lethal diseases. But also the developed countries like Europe and America has major issues in water pollution.

Assignment: The water cycle around me

Earth is the only planet in our solar system that provides a suitable environment for life as we know it. Sustaining these conditions requires constant recycling of materials between the living and nonliving components of ecosystems. Select one of the material cycles we studied (water, nitrogen, carbon, sulfur, and phosphorus) and identify elements of your […]

Unit 6: Sustaining Environmental Quality

Your posts should cover the questions below in full, and be at least 300 words long. Then reply to and peer-review at least three other posts by next Wednesday 11:59PM UoPeople Time, and rate the posts and replies. This week we are learning about climate change. Open the link to the IPCC report “Climate Change […]

Unit 5: Sustaining Energy Resources

What does the term “renewable” mean? Renewable means in this case that the source is endless like a “Perpetuum mobile”. The energy is endless normally. Energy is a product created by other sources. I explain it on an example. If we light a fire the heat is the energy which is before in the wood. […]

Unit 8: Sustaining Human Societies

Environmental science

Your posts should cover the questions below in full, and be at least 300 words long. University of the People assignment, Health Science A.Sc., Unit 8 – Sustaining Human Societies Then reply to and peer-review at least three other posts by next Wednesday 11:59PM UoPeople Time, and rate the posts and replies. There are many […]

Unit 7: Soil, Pest and Water Management

Environmental science

Discussion assignment Your posts should cover the questions below in full, and be at least 300 words long. Then reply to and peer-review at least three other posts by next Wednesday 11:59PM UoPeople Time, and rate the posts and replies. This week we are going to look at the topic of water quality vs. water […]

Unit 4: People and the Environment

 Discussion assignment Your posts should cover the questions below in full, and be at least 300 words long. Then reply to and peer-review at least three other posts by next Wednesday 11:59PM UoPeople Time, and rate the posts and replies. The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MEA) assessed the consequences of ecosystem change on human well-being. From […]

Unit 1: Understanding our Environment

Environmental science

Discussion Assignment 1. What environmental concerns in your local area did you learn about? The main issue in Germany is the continued increase in land taking for settlement and transport. We also see a decrease of ten percent in the fishing success rate compared to the year before. Germany also has the same global problems […]