BIOL 1340

The State of the Earth's Environment: Contemporary Issues

(Formerly 071.134) A presentation of contemporary environmental issues focusing on the scientific basis of problems caused by the growth of human population, use and depletion of resources, pollution, and damage to the environment. The current state of our knowledge bases will be discussed, along with improvements in them that may be necessary. The course will consider needs for action, priorities, and opportunities. May not be used to meet a program requirement of an Honours or Major program in the Biological Sciences. Not to be held with ENVR 1000 (128.100).

Winter 2019 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructor: Mike Shaw
    CRN: 51516
    Lecture Location: 204 Armes
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Slot 6: 11:30 AM–12:20 PM, M.W.F.

Important Date

February 18 – February 22: Reading Week (No classes)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Christophe Lemoine: “TBA” — Friday, March 1 at 3:30 p.m., 207 Buller.

General seminar: Crakerjack Seminar: “TBA” — Friday, March 8 at 3:30 p.m., 207 Buller.

General seminar: Dr. Julliete Legler: “TBA” — Friday, March 15 at 3:30 p.m..

General seminar: Dr. Suzie Currie: “TBA” — Friday, March 22 at 1:30 p.m., 207 Buller.