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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 from 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 7: Soil, Pest and Water Management

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 2: Ecology and Sustainability

Discussion assignment Unit 2 1. Which biodiversity hotspot did you choose to write about? (Give the name) I write about the Caucasus hotspot. 2. Where is it located? (Give the world, region, and country) The Caucasus hotspot is located between Europe and Asia. 3. What are two important species (give common and scientific names) that […]