Who else is talking about ‘this stuff’?

Essay Question (4): 

The Changing World’ (Mirzoeff, Chapter 6. 211 –252) considers human influences and impacts upon the environment, flora and fauna. He proposes that western cultures in particular have had a preoccupation with the ‘conquest of nature’ (220). Explain what he means and then discuss some of the different ways artists, designers and concerned others are drawing attention to the implications and consequences those influences and impacts have for people, and/or their environment. Conclude by considering the overall consequences for the planet and its different life forms.

KEY WORDS/PHRASES (Question):

  • Change
  • Human Influences
  • Environment
  • Western Culture
  • ‘Conquest of Nature’
  • ‘Implications and consequences those influences and impacts have for people, and/or the environment’.

KEY WORDS/PHRASES (Essay Direction):

  • Industrialisation
  • Coal Industry
  • ‘Depletion of resources’
  • Species extinction – local and global level.
  • Rapid climate change and global warming.
  • Anthropocene

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