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Find the information requested below, using either your textbook, or the web:
1. What is the most polluted lake in the world?
2. What is the most polluted lake in the United States?
3. Name the top 3 cities to be impacted by Sea Level Rise
a.
b.
c.
4. What country has the highest population DENSITY?
5. What was the name of the first Superfund site?
6. What is the name of the first National Park?
7. What is the world’s largest National Park?
8. What is the name of the first Marine Preserve?
9. What is the name of the largest Marine Preserve?
10. Which president was the first to set aside land for conservation?
11. What was the first mammal to be cloned from an adult?
12. What was the first GMO crop?
13. Where was the first oil well?
14. What are the top 2 worst oil spills?
a.
b.
15. What was the first environmental law?
Earth Day Web Hunt
AP Environmental Science
16. What are the top 3 countries for energy consumption?
a.
b.
c.
17. What countries have the largest coal reserves?
18. What countries have the largest oil reserves?
19. What countries have the largest tar sand reserves?
20. What country is the largest consumer of meat?
21. What is the largest dam in the world?
22. What is the largest dam in the US?
23. What is the largest aquifer in the world?
24. What is the largest rainforest in the world?
25. What is the largest desert in the world?
26. What is the deepest lake in the world?
27. What is the longest river in the world?
28. What is the longest river in the US?
29. What is the largest watershed basin in the US?
30. What is the largest watershed basin in the world?
31. Where in the world is the largest change between low and high tide?
32. What are the top 2 nuclear accidents in the world?
a.
b.
33. What was the worst US nuclear accident?
34. How many half-lives must a radioactive material go through before it is considered “safe”?
35. What was the worst industrial disaster in the world?
36. Name the top 3 famous deadly “fogs”
a.
b.
c.
37. When was the first Earth Day held?
38. Which American president was the first to install solar panels on the White House?
39. What was the name of Rachel Carson’s book?
40. What was the name of the Ohio river that caught fire?
a. How many days did it burn?
41. What country has the smallest ecological footprint?
42. What country has the largest ecological footprint?
43. What country has the largest number of active volcanoes?
44. What is the deepest point in the ocean?
45. What is the lowest point on land?
46. Where is the driest place on Earth?
47. What is the highest continuous human population center?
48. What are the tallest trees on earth?
49. What are the oldest trees on earth?
50. Where is the oldest forest on earth? (Old growth forest)
51. What’s the worst fly ash spill in the world?
52. What are the top 3 cases of Mercury pollution in the environment?
a.
b.
c.
53. What are the top 3 most endangered species in the world?
a.
b.
c.
54. What are 3 countries who have been environmentally impacted by war?
a.
b.
c.
55. Where are 3 “dead zones” in the world?
a.
b.
c.
56. Name 2 lakes that have experienced massive volume loss
a.
b.
57. What 3 locations have the most land based ice in the world?
a.
b.
c.
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