ANT 331 Environmental Anthropology (A,I,Y)

Examines nature/human relationships cross-culturally, through the lens of Anthropocene and political ecology theories that aim at understanding and explaining the impact of the human species on planet Earth, with the goal of making evidence-based assessments of the near-future possibilities for life on Earth. Covers climate change, the 6th big extinction event, changing land and water conditions, and human responses to these changes. 3 Cr.