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Courting Environmental Justice: Science, Community Knowledge and Public Health
Lin Nelson, The Evergreen State College
While this module was developed when we followed the federal criminal case around WR Grace and asbestos exposure in a small Montana mining town, it can be adapted for a range of learning experiences regarding environmental justice, argumentation, strategizing, remediation and sustainability.
Bioregion Scale: Regional
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Social & Environmental Justice, Pollution & Waste, Promising Pedagogies:Case Studies, Promising Pedagogies, Human Health & Wellbeing
Delocalized Diets: Globalization, Food, and Culture
Mary L. Russell, Pierce College
This assignment addresses cultural sustainability by asking students to go beyond distinguishing between five subsistence strategies to examining the impact of globalization on diet and culture.
Bioregion Scale: Local Community/Watershed, Regional, Global, National/Continental
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Food Systems & Agriculture, Human Health & Wellbeing, Sustainability Concepts & Practices, Lifestyles & Consumption, Social & Environmental Justice
Climate Instability and Disease
Clarissa Dirks, The Evergreen State College
The module was designed to introduce students to a variety of biological processes of infectious disease that are connected through human activities and climate instability.
Bioregion Scale: Global
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Human Impact & Footprint, Pollution & Waste, Ecosystem Health, Cultures & Religions, Lifestyles & Consumption, Human Health & Wellbeing
Kate Davies, Center for Creative Change, Antioch University Seattle
This assignment requires students to reflective observations of a particular place and to identify signs of sustainability and unsustainability.
Bioregion Scale: Local Community/Watershed
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Design & Planning, Human Health & Wellbeing, Human Impact & Footprint, Ecosystem Health, Lifestyles & Consumption, Promising Pedagogies:Reflective & Contemplative Practice, Social & Environmental Justice, Sense of Place