Module 3

Curriculum and Activity Guide Module 3


















Ecology: Sustainable Development

Each of us uses natural resources in order to provide for our basic needs of food, clothing, and shelter—to say nothing of items like transportation and consumer goods. Sustainable development recognizes these resources as finite and seeks to manage our uses for the long term. Greenland’s diverse coastal ecosystem has experienced both the pitfalls of unchecked resource extraction and some successes in sustainable solutions. By studying the population dynamics and management strategies of Greenland’s marine ecosystems, we gain an understanding of the complex global relationships between humans and our environments. Chat topic: World Resources

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