Catastrophe and Conservation in the Pacific
University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
Area of Study
History, Pacific Studies
Taught In English
30 points from Stage I in History, or 15 points from Stage I in History and 15 points from ASIAN 100, GEOG 102, MAORI 130, or PACIFIC 100
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewExamines the environmental history of the Pacific Ocean from c. 1500 to the present through a focus on the intersection between human and natural systems, including the impact of natural disasters, the ecology of colonialism, the persistence of traditional ecological knowledge, and the development of conservation.
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