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Environmental Science

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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE  is the scientific inquiry into the relationship of humans with the environment and the human social interactions that mold the nature and consequences of these relationships.  It will:

GIVE us a fundamental understanding of the cycling of elements, nutrients and energy throughout the planet . . .

SHOW us the interdependence of global ecosystems and the impact of human activity on these natural systems.

GUIDE us into an understanding that our present social, political and economic systems are intricately intertwined with the Earth's natural resources.

OFFER us insight into the effect of short-term economic gains or long-term environmental carrying capacity.

PROVIDE us with the scientific foundation for considering and participating in solutions to problems that threaten our global environment.

SHOW us personal impacts on the environment and personal solutions to global problems.

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If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at: webmaster@wwcc.wy.edu.

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