This course is designed to introduce important environmental issues that are related to global populations. Emphasis is placed on the identification and classification of environmental problems using various techniques and how they relate to the laws of nature. The growth of human populations, problems related to this growth and depletion of natural resources are explored. A review of hazardous pollutants introduced into the environment and their relationship to human health is examined. Technology related to the exploration of the environment and its uses in our society are also explored