Conservation & Development Series

15 posts

This series features podcasts produced by students enrolled in the course, Conservation and Development (ENV 551). The course addresses conflicts between societal goals of conserving the environment and enhancing the well-being of people. It evaluates efforts to reconcile conflicts, and how those efforts reflect particular understandings of people and nature, and of the relationship between them. The focus in on the international level, and on how conflicts play about between the Global North and South.

For their class project, students explore the themes of the course in relation to different topics and, instead of writing a term paper, they produce a podcast.

But there’s a catch!

Since the course is taught during the Marine Lab’s spring semester in a block schedule format, students complete the entire project over a 4-week period. It’s a podcast bootcamp…