PROMPT: What are your thoughts regarding the relationship and/or interactions between humans and our natural environment? Should we be mindful of where we develop our built environment? Why or why not? Provide examples to illustrate your point(s).
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For example, think about human development in hazard-prone locations (coastlines, floodplains, wildfire-prone areas, etc) and impacts on ecosystems (draining wetlands, constructing dams, etc). Below are a few articles for your consideration – what do you think? Again, not grading your opinion, but you must be able to support it appropriately.
Hundreds More Hawaii Homes Destroyed as Lava Surge Fills Coastal Bay (New York Times)
Lessons From Hurricane Harvey: Houston’s Struggle Is America’s Tale (New York Times)
*** In addition to your own post, you are required to respond to at least three of your peers’ posts. Please respectful in your responses and provide meaningful feedback and comments.