NRES 287 Paper 3

NRES 287 Paper 3 - NRES 287/PS 273 Spring 2008 Response...

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NRES 287/PS 273 Spring 2008 Response Paper 3 – Due Monday, February 4 th at 1:00pm Reading: *Chapter 13 (“Mining” Australia) (pp 378-416). From: Diamond, J. 2005. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed . New York: Viking Press. Directions: Answer the questions below using the following guidelines: 1The paper should be written independently . 2 Two page limit 3 One-inch margins 4 Double spaced 5 12 point font 6 No late papers will be accepted. 7Cite page numbers to back up your references to the text. Questions: 1) Summarize three of the major environmental problems in Australia from the chapter. (30) 2) Discuss Diamond’s reasons for pessimism and/or optimism related to the major environmental problems in Austrialia (in general and related to the three you have chosen in particular). (10) 3) In your opinion and based on reading this chapter, are there more similarities or more differences between the US and Australia in terms of environmental problems and society’s response? Explain your answer. (10)
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