S1W4: Learning Task

Write a 100 word summary of today’s expert witness session and add it to your portfolio. Add a further 50 words reflecting on two pillars of sustainability the talk related to.

If you wish to do some further reading around the ideas that John introduces he recommends the following articles (these will be especially useful if you decide to write up John’s session as one of your three reviews).

Aswani, S., Lemahieu, A., & Sauer, W. H. H. (2018). Global trends of local ecological knowledge and future implications. PloS One, 13(4), e0195440. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0195440

Finn, S., Herne, M., & Castille, D. (2017). The value of traditional ecological knowledge for the environmental health sciences and biomedical research. Environmental Health Perspectives, 125(8), 085006. doi:10.1289/ehp858

Ives, C. D., Abson, D. J., von Wehrden, H., Dorninger, C., Klaniecki, K., & Fischer, J. (2018). Reconnecting with nature for sustainability. Sustainability Science, 13(5), 1389-1397. doi:10.1007/s11625-018-0542-9

Piccolo, J. J. (2017). Intrinsic values in nature: Objective good or simply half of an unhelpful dichotomy? Journal for Nature Conservation, 37, 8-11. doi:10.1016/j.jnc.2017.02.007

Vucetich, J. (2015). Does nature have value beyond what it provides humans? The Conversation. Accessed from https://theconversation.com/does-nature-have-value-beyond-what-it-provides-humans-47825 10/10/20

Does Wilderness Have Intrinsic Value? YES: Rick Bass, from “On Wilderness and Wallace Stegner,” Tlze Amicus Journal (Spring 1997) NO: William Tucker, from “Is Nature Too Good for Us?” Harper’s Magazine (March 1982) 

2 Responses

  1. Toni Lucock
    Toni Lucock at |

    Is this supposed to be done as a new post or added on to the portfolio post?

    1. Sian Evans
      Sian Evans at |

      Hi Toni, if you can add it to your existing portfolio post that would be great! Thanks Sian

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