Food and the Environment
General Catalog Course Title:
Food and the Environment
Terms Offered:
Spring 2016
Spring 2015
Spring 2014
Spring 2013
Summer 2013
Summer 2012
Fall 2011
Summer 2011
Course Thread: 
Humanities & Environment
Course Thread: 
Sciences and Society
Instructor: 
Sayre, Nathan

How do human populations organize and alter natural resources and ecosystems to produce food? The role of agriculture in the world economy, national development, and environmental degradation in the Global North and the Global South. The origins of scarcity and abundance, population growth and migration, hunger, and poverty.

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