|Disaster and the Environment - Trainer's Guide - 2nd edition (Disaster Management Training Programme, 74 p.)|
|PART 1: THE EARTH AS A SYSTEM|
Discuss the two approaches to studying the environment mentioned in the text and the science of ecology. How do the participants view the environment? Would urban dwellers think about the environment in a different way than rural dwellers? What is the difference?
Two approaches to studying the environment
The science of ecology is the study of the interrelationships of organisms and their physical environment.