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Unit 13: Looking Forward: Our Global Experiment

View of Earth from the Moon. Source: NASA

View of Earth from the Moon. Source: NASA

Unit Overview

Emerging technologies offer potential solutions to environmental problems. Over the long-term, human ingenuity may ensure the survival not only of our own species but of the complex ecosystems that enhance the quality of human life. In this unit, examine the wide range of efforts now underway to mitigate the worst effects of man-made environmental change, looking toward those that will have a positive impact on the future of our habitable planet.


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