GEOG 430
Human Use of the Environment

Week 9 Summary and Tasks


This week, we’ve tried to think about how humans and non-humans can be affected by economic and social pressures, how biodiversity is declining at alarming rates around the globe and the roles of indigenous people in relation to biodiversity.

Tasks for this week:

  • Read the Course Content (Week 9) section on the course website.
  • Reading: West, P., J. Igoe and D. Brockington (2006). "Parks and people: The social impact of protected areas." Annual Review of Anthropology 35: 251-277
  • Reading: Garnett, S. T., Burgess, N. D., Fa, J. E., Fernández-Llamazares, Á., Molnár, Z., Robinson, C. J., ... & Collier, N. F. (2018). A spatial overview of the global importance of Indigenous lands for conservation. Nature Sustainability, 1(7), 369.
  • Film: Angry Inuk by Alethea Arnaquq-Baril.
  • Take the Week 9 Quiz (covering this week's materials) by Saturday at 11:59 pm Eastern Time.
  • Complete Week 9 Activity and Discussion in Canvas by Saturday at 11:59 pm Eastern Time.

Please check the calendar in Canvas for specific due dates.