PHIL 208 - Environmental Ethics
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Environmental factors and organisations
The interactions of business with the non-commercial enviromnent are under increasing scrutiny. This unit looks at the relationships between business and social and ecological environments, often referred to under the umbrella term of Corporate Social Responsibility. The unit examines efforts to reconcile what often look to be competing demands by moving towards a more ethical environment.
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Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Urban and Environmental Analysis
GIS, a computer-based tool for storing, mapping, and analyzing spatial information together with non-spatial data, is very helpful when studying urban and environmental topics. This course focuses on introducing students to the use of geographic information systems in the urban/suburban/metropolitan environment. Students will learn to use GIS and how to frame spatial questions for research and teaching as well as gain technical expertise.
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Environmental Justice and Human Rights in the Aftermath of Katrina
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Environmental Justice and Human Rights in the Aftermath of Katrina" in the Center for Social Concerns. This seminar will explore how impoverished communities in Louisiana are recovering from Hurricane Katrina. We will explore the historical, political, and economic issues that created a culture of inequality in these areas. The course will also critically reflect on the nexus between social stratification, povert
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Environmental Philosophy
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the course "Environmental Philosophy" in the Department of Philosophy. The aim of this course is to enable participants to bring together materials from various disciplines bearing on our current environmental crisis, and from this integrated perspective to evaluate possible ways in which the crisis might be resolved. Disciplines to be consulted include ecology, thermodynamics, economics, value theory, and environmental
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Environmental Justice and Human Rights in the Aftermath of Katrina
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Surveys and Experiments in Environmental Economics
We will discuss basics and important topics in experiments and surveys in Environmental Economics. The validity of these techniques crucially depends on an adequate understanding of the different areas that support them We will talk about the importance of combining economic theory, econometrics, statistical design methods, and social and cognitive psychology in order to properly understand individual choices, so they can be used to elicit social preferences and help to guide environmental polic
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SC226 Environmental Science Lab
This Open Courseware version of the environmental science laboratory course is specifically designed for practical applications of science using readily available household materials. This course will provide you with firsthand experience of important scientific aspects of environmental studies, including air quality, ecological concerns, waste-management issues, and energy consumption and conservation.
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Integrated safety, health and environmental management: An introduction
Life is full of risk. In this unit ‘risk’ describes the probability and consequences of harm or, at worst, disaster. Risk management involves many stakeholders and integrated management systems help to ensure that safety, quality, environmental and business risks are all managed correctly. This unit also looks at emergency preparedness, that is, the management of emergencies and disasters.
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These: Market Mechanisms and Valuation of Environmental Public Goods
Domaine: Sciences de l'économie, de la gestion et de la société

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Environmental Interactions
In this activity, students create a web to identify and demonstrate the interactions among the living and non-living parts of an environment. This information allows students to better understand what an environment is and to also consider how engineers use teamwork to solve problems.
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Environmental Science: Taking a Risk
Though educators agree that new approaches to teaching science are compelling, few use them. This program examines the obstacles to change, and explores how educators can create a safe place to innovate.
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Is Environmental Education Important?
This video explores why environmental education should be taught in the classroom.
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Environmental Indicators
Environment Canada has developed a set of environmental indicators that are easily measurable and provide useful clues on the state of the environment. This Web site provides a listing of those indicators that Environment Canada monitors. For each indicator, there is a detailed description of the environmental indicator, how it relates to larger environmental problems, and what is being done to reduce the threat. A number of Web links are provided for further information on each indicator.
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Environmental Education at Acadia National Park
is designed for teachers and students preparing for a visit to this park, which includes nearly 40,000 acres of Maine coastline.
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High School Environmental Center
This is a portal to environmental resources. It organizes sites by topics: air pollution, climate change, global warming; conservation of energy, soil, and water; coral reefs, forests, watersheds, and other ecosystems; drinking water, waste water, ground water; asthma, lead, pesticides, sun protection, and other health issues; waste and recycling; and local data and maps.
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Environmental Explorers' Club
This is a place where kids can learn about the environment and the Environmental Protection Agency. It features plants and animals, air, water, people and the environment, recycling, and a clubhouse area containing art, a game room, a science room, and a trophy room listing the winners of the President's Environmental Youth Award.
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American Environmental Photographs, 1891-1936
This collection consists of approximately 4,500 photographs documenting natural environments, ecologies, and plant communities in the United States at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century. Produced between 1891 and 1936 by a group of American botanists generally regarded as one of the most influential in the development of modern ecological studies, these photographs provide an overview of important representative natural landscapes across the nation. They demonst
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Large sand volume barrier islands: Environmental processes and development risks

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Environmental Chemistry
178 questions from the field of environmental chemistry.
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