BIOS 5445 Human Ecology

Student Presentations

Spring 2014

 

Name

Date

Article

 

 

Tragedy of the Commons

1. Tareina Rogers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Rachel Stiening

16 January

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16 January

1. Dietz, T., E. Ostrom & P.C. Stern. 2003. The struggle to govern the commons. Science 302: 1907-1912

Pretty, J. 2003. Social capital and the collective management of resources. Science 302: 1912-1914.

Adams, W.M., D. Brockington, J. Dyson & B. Vira. 2003. Managing tragedies: Understanding conflict over common pool resources. Science 302: 1915-1916

2. Rosegrant, M.W., & S.A. Cline. 2003. Global Food Security: Challenges and policies. Science 302: 1917-1919.

McMichael, A.J., C.D. Butler & C. Folke. 2003. New visions for addressing sustainability. Science 302: 1919-1920.

 

 

Tragedy of the Commons

3. Daniel Jasewicz

30 January

 

3. Hasselmann, K., M. Latif, G. Hooss, C. Azar, O. Edenhofer, C.C. Jaeger, O.M. Johannnessen, C. Kemfert, M. Welp & A. Wokaun. 2003. The challenge of long-term climate change. Science 302: 1923-1925.

Houck, O. 2003.  Tales from a troubled marriage: Science and law in environmental policy. Science 302: 1926-1929.

Watson, R.T. 2003. Climate change: The political situation. Science 302: 1925-1926.

 

 

Population ecology

4. Kyle Barker

 

 

6 February

 

4. Meadows, D.H., D.L. Meadows & J. Randers. 1992. Beyond the limits. Chelsea Green Publishing Co., White River Junction VT. 300 pp. (chapter 2, The driving force: Exponential growth. pp. 14-43).

 

 

Population ecology – demographic transition

5. Jacob Houvener

 

13 February

 

5. Borgerhoff Mulder, M. 1998. The demographic transition: are we any closer to an evolutionary explanation? Trends in Ecology & Evolution 13(7): 266-270.

 

 

Human niche

6. David Hemmerlein

 

13 February

 

6. Fagan, B. 2000. The little ice age. How climate made history 1300-1850. Basic Books, New York, 246 pages (chapters 2 & 3, pages 23-59).

 

 

Human niche

7. Erin Johnson

 

 

13 February

 

 

7. May, R.M. 2007. Parasites, people and policy: infectious diseases and the Millennium Development Goals. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 22(10): 497-503.

 

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