Environmental Struggles

Three photos as an animated gif: a residential neighborhood, a house with a cooling tower in the background, and an industrial tank near a river.

Images of Three Mile Island, industrial wetlands and Calumet Region. ("Film still from Containment - Life After Three Mile Island" courtesy of Chris Boebel, Nick Poppy, and Christine Walley. "Industrial wetlands in Indiana's Calumet Region" and "Protesting landfills in South Chicago" courtesy of Christine Walley.)


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Fall 2004



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This class explores the interrelationship between humans and natural environments. It does so by focusing on conflict over access to and use of the environment as well as ideas about "nature" in various parts of the world.

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Christine Walley. 21A.342 Environmental Struggles. Fall 2004. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, https://ocw.mit.edu. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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