Human Ecology

Human Ecology

Lectures: 45

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 4

Lecturer(s): izr. prof. dr. Ogrin Matej

Content

- the role, importance, and development of human ecology
- understanding and recognizing of diverse relationships between human and his environment
- valuing ecosystem services for sustainable development planning
- demographic growth and quality of life
- ecosystem equilibrium mechanisms and the importance of maintaining dynamic equilibrium
- human adaptation to the carrying capacities and ecosystem services
- resilience and adaptive development as fundamental features of system's sustainability
- human adaptations (physiological, food, shelter) to the extreme natural conditions and main biomes of the world
- perception of nature and the environment among different population groups (civilizations, religions, development level and its connection to natural resources …)
- basics of social ecology
- creating ecological awareness and reactions in the environment.