Chapter 4 Study Notes

Study Notes for Chapter 4:
Environmental Problems and
(Green Environmental Science Book)
Chapter 4 Section 1:
Environemntal Problems
1. An example of habitat destruction
clearing a_ tropical
is _______
2. An organism that makes a home for
itself in a new place, is called a(n)
_____ species
3. Five major kinds of pollution
include garbage, chemicals, highpowered wastes, and
gases and noise
4. Wastes that can catch fire, wear
through metal, explode, or make
hazardous waste
people sick are _______________.
5. Pollution can affect humans by
causing ____________________.
Illness, sickness, cancer
6. A habitat is home to many
organisms, and destroying a habitat
affects ___________.
7. Human population growth has
been made possible because of
advances in farming and _________.
8. The number and variety of
organisms in a given area at a certain
time is called ___________.
9. Using garbage and waste to make
electricity is an example of
resource recovery
(clorofluorocarbons) are
10. CFC’s
chemicals that destroy protective
11. The northern snakehead fish was
introduced into North America from
Asia. It is an example of a(n)
exotic species
12. A natural resource that can be
replaced at the same rate at that it
is consumed is _________.
13. Too many organisms in an area for
the resources available creates
14. Pollution that comes from only
one source is called
point-source pollution
15. A natural resource that forms at a
rate slower than it is consumed is
called a _____________________.
nonrenewable resource
Chapter 4 Section 2:
Environmental Solutions