Here's Sam's first lecture in PDF format
Here's Sam's second lecture also as a PDF.
Here's Sam's third lecture with final group topics.
Daniel Sheehan's GIS presentation is here and the librrary presentation is here. Mission 2015: Websites of Interest
Convention on Biological Diversity
Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)
Millenium Development Goals (2015)
Some general interest books you should be aware of/read
Lovelock, J., 1979, GAIA a new look at life on earth (updated in 2000), Oxford University Press, 148 p.
Lovelock, J., 1988, The Ages of Gaia a biography of our living earth (updated in 1995), W.W. Norton & Company, New York, 255p.
Gribbin, J. and Gribbin, M., 2009, James Lovelock: In search of Gaia, Princeton University Press, 262p.
Bossel, H., 1998, Earth at a Crossroads-Paths to a sustainable future, Oxford University Press, 338p.
Brown, L.R,. 2008, Plan B 3.0 Mobilizing to save civilization, W.W.Norton & Company, 398p.
Daily, G.C. (ed) 1997, Nature's Services: Societal dependence on natural ecosystems, Island Press, 392 p.
Heinberg, R. and Lerch, D. (eds) The Post Carbon Reader: Managing the 21st century's sustainability crisis, Watershed media, 523 p.
Carson, Rachel, 2002, [1st. Pub. Houghton Mifflin, 1962]. Silent Spring. Mariner Books.
A collection of first recommended PDFs are available as one pdf here.