ECO8011 Global Issues in Environmental Management and Sustainability
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This subject investigates major phenomena perceived to be threatening planet earth's environment and consequently the progress of industrialisation and the standard of living in both rich and poor countries alike. Topics may include phenomena such as: climate change, population growth, food insecurity, ocean degradation, loss of biological diversity, acid rain, ozone depletion. Business responses to these problems are discussed including productivity strategies business might develop as part of society's attempts to countervail such threats to its habitat.