Reason For Learning
On completion of this unit the student should be able to evaluate the contemporary state of Australian outdoor environments, and analyse the importance of healthy outdoor environments and sustainability for individuals and society, with reference to specific outdoor experiences.
Understandings and critiques of sustainability and sustainable development
The contemporary state of outdoor environments in Australia, with reference to common themes used in State of the Environment reports
The importance of healthy outdoor environments for individual physical and emotional wellbeing, and for the future of society
The potential impact on society and outdoor environments of land degradation, introduced species, climate change, urbanisation and other significant threats.
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