Environmental Science Chapter 1 Test Study Guide Know the

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The evidence of unsustainability in: renewable forests, agricultural lands & coral reefs.

Environmental Science

Chapter 1 Test Study Guide

Know the following:

1.

List of 4 activities/products that are gained directly or indirectly from solar energy

2.

3.

Examples of recycling.

4.

What the “3 R’s” stand for

5.

The percent of the worlds population that lives in developing countries

6.

Examples (from book) of renewable & non-renewable resources

7.

Examples of point and non-point sources of pollution

8.

Why pollution clean-up efforts can be ineffective

9.

The 4 root causes of unsustainability/environmental problems

10.

The resource consumption of a US citizen compared to a citizen of India, and to the worlds poorest countries

11.

The planetary management, Stewardship, & Environmental Wisdom worldviews

12.

The worlds population in 2009

13.

The number of people added each day to the global population

14.

After making a commitment to more sustainable lifestyle, how long will it take (according to scientific evidence) to fully implement the changes?

15.

The 3 scientific principles of sustainability

16.

Definition of ecology

17.

Description of developed & developing countries

18.

The 3 things necessary for sustainability

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Does pollution enter the environment through non-human activities?

20.

The definition of per capita ecological footprint

21.

The effect of government subsidies on environmental degredation

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Recognize the definitions of the following terms: renewable resources, environmental degradation, perpetual resources, sustainable yield, sustainability, biodiversity, natural resources, recycling, & natural services

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