ES 429

Urban Ethnoecology

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-3

Cultural understandings of ecosystems and knowledge of interactions between human activities and human habitats in urban settings. Explores the ways city dwellers understand and interact with urban and peri-urban habitats. Surveys the intersections between people and place in cities from an ethnoecological perspective to inform and contribute to initiatives to create sustainable cities.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ES 429, ES 481 (if taken in the same topic).


  • ES 200; and
  • minimum third-year standing.

Undergraduate course in Environmental Studies offered by the School of Environmental Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Summer Fall Spring

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