5.1+5.3 Nature of Pollution

Class notes and presentation introducint Topic 5 Pollution  –  5.1 + 5.3 Pollution & Mngt

Micheal Crichton on DDT ban

TASK:  Research and reference (for reliability) facts, stats, & figures to help you formulate arguments FOR and AGAINST the World Health Organization’s (WHO) ban on DDT. (Keep the info recent – i.e. in the last 5 years or so).

TASK:  Using the information you researched (see above), write an outline for a short essay (approx. 750 words). Take a position either in favour or against the WHO’s ban on DDT. Use the various perspectives: economic, environmental, social.

5.3 Approaches to Pollution Management

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You may wish to discuss WHO’s ban on DDT from varying perspectives (can link to enviro philosophies). Here’s a document 5.3.3 Malaria_and_DDT_debate that can help you as a starting point.

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