Climate, Coffee, & Coronavirus: Why Ecology Matters to Human Health

BIOLOGY 153S

This course explores interactions between organisms and their environments that impact human health and wellbeing. We will examine the effects of climate change and human population growth on our food supply, water availability, the spread of disease, and ecosystem services. Case studies will be used to illustrate the scientific process, to evaluate supporting evidence, and to investigate ethical issues. Cross-listed between Biology, Global Health, and Environmental Studies and the fall seminar is affiliated with a Duke Immerse Cluster: Pandemics, Health & Power. Not open to students who have taken Biology 209-1 or Biology 209S-1. Instructor: Reynolds

Enroll Consent

Instructor Consent Required

Prerequisites

Not open to students who have taken Biology 209-1 or Biology 209S-1

Curriculum Codes
  • STS
  • W
  • NS
Cross-Listed As
  • ENVIRON 153S
  • GLHLTH 153S
Typically Offered
Fall Only