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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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AGNR 180 - Global Dynamics: Food, Biodiversity, and the Environment

3 Credit Hours
By 2050, we will be challenged to feed the 9 billion inhabitants of planet Earth. We are charged to accomplish this sustainably while conserving water, atmospheric, and biodiversity resources to maintain healthy ecosystem functions. This course introduces global agriculture and natural resources issues, focusing on the connectedness of cultural, political, historical, and natural factors that drive contemporary innovations and policy in food production and conservation. Students will foster an appreciation for international agriculture and natural resources that empowers students to engage in international activities and make informed consumer and policy choices. May be used as the introductory course option for the minor in International Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Satisfies General Education Requirement: (SS)



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