Geography 130: Food and the Environment

Geography 130
CCN: 36287
(4 units)
Nathan Sayre
Location: 10 Evans
Times: MWF 11-12

Three hours of lecture and one hour of discussion per week. 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.