It is expected that students will gain an appreciation of the current paucity and continual decline of biodiversity and the immediate impact that has. Students will be able to come to an understanding of what may motivate humans to respond to the planet and biodiversity in the way they do. Potential reasons for behaviours such as ‘stewardship’ or ‘capitalist exploitation’ may provide insight into human/non-human interactions.
1. To acquire and apply knowledge relating to sustainability in the community
2. To enable students to integrate traditional and innovative knowledge in developing attitudes towards sustainability from different perspectives (political, social, ecological, cultural, economic, legal, etc.).
3. To acquire a sensitivity towards different opinions regarding sustainability issues.
4. Applying the interactivactive relationships between local and global sustainability issues.