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2020-2021 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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GPY 361 - People, Environment, and Development in the Amazon

This course explores natural resource use and human settlement over time in the Amazon Basin, from early tribal societies to the present. Topics include extractive economies, trade in animal and forest products, conservation and development initiatives, and the changing demands for resources in urban centers of Amazonia today. Part of the Sustainability Issue. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Credits: 3



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