The World House Institute at Oklahoma City University in Oklahoma City, OK, United States, is offering a four-week discussion course on “Ecological Responsibility and the Global Biodiversity Crisis.” Starting on Friday, June 2, the course continues throughout June and includes discussions about the global biodiversity crisis and what we can do about it.
This is a free discussion course to be held on every Friday at 12:00 pm (CDT) on the following dates: June 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2023. The program is sponsored by the Human Community Network, the World House Institute at Oklahoma City University, and the United Methodist General Board of Higher Education and Ministry through its Regional Hub for Leadership, Education, and Development (LEAD Hub) in the United States. The course is presented by Dr. Mark Davies, Wimberly Professor of Social and Ecological Ethics at Oklahoma City University, Founding Director of the World House Institute, and Executive Director of the Leadership, Education, and Development (LEAD) Hub for the United States.
Under the general title “Ecological Responsibility and the Global Biodiversity Crisis,” the course offers four modules, open to the public:
- Week One – The Sixth Great Extinction: How Did We Get Here and Where are We Going?
- Week Two – Economics and the Biodiversity Crisis: How Can We Align Our Economic Systems with Our Ecological Limits?
- Week Three – Education and the Biodiversity Crisis: What is the Role of Education in Preserving Biodiversity?
- Week Four – Realistic Hope in Our Biodiversity Crisis: Is Ecological Regeneration Possible?
For more information, and for registration, visit the course website: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkdO2gpj0sH9xMm9Gf-vxFgKQjHDtSzX7t