2023-2024 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
LAS 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. Cross-listed with GPY 361. Prerequisite: Junior standing.