Knowledge is boundless, infinitely deep and infinitely broad, and for a discipline like ecology infinitely connected. Each of these connections is a possible new subdiscipline. Think about and describe a new ecological subdiscipline that you might think society might need now… or soon.
Also, try to express your own understanding of the breadth of ecology as a discipline? Is there a “center?” You will probably need to have some sense of how ecology is organized and what it covers by the time you complete this course of study. What is your current state of understanding based on your past experiences?