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1. Introduction

Information and computer technologies give us better tools to affect the environment around us. How we choose to use those tools is an ongoing question.

While technology improves our ability to extract resources from the natural world, this extraction can often have harmful long term effects. At the same time, it also gives us options for handling those long-term effects.

In this section you will find out more about how technology is having an impact on the relationship between humans and the environment.