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The majority of the future growth of the human population will happen in this part of the world.
The developing world
The United States represents this percentage of the world’s total population
4.5 - 5 %
These are the 2 most common greenhouse gases human activity has increased the levels of in the atmosphere since the IR
CO2 and methane
This type of growth starts out slowly then becomes very rapid. It is growth at a fixed rate
This is an example of RENEWABLE natural capital
Forests, fisheries, agricultural soil, water
This invention sparked the Industrial Revolution
The steam engine
The Industrial revolution resulted in a reliance on this
Non-renewable resources/fossil fuels
The process of global, social, economic & environmental changes that leads to an increasingly integrated (or interconnected) world
This type of land cultivation leaves ashes from burned vegetation, which adds plant nutrients to the soil
Slash and burn cultivation
This (which is one of the 5 global trends of particular concern) is thought to be the root cause of environmental problems
The type of economic system found in the United States
Capitalism or free market
These two materials are the most heavily traded commodities in the world
This country unparalleled economic growth is a result of their switch to free market economic policies.
This term refers to government money that is paid to a specific industry in order to keep costs low for the general public
This method of measuring economic progress assumes that not all economic activity is positive but that some comes with environmental and social costs
This president is considered to be the best environmental president ever by most environmental historians
This biologist wrote an essay called “The Tragedy of the Commons” in 1968
This geologist and naturalist was influential in the establishment of Yosemite and founded the Sierra Club.
She wrote the book entitled Silent Spring in 1962 which exposed the dangers of DDT
Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
Henry David Thoreau
This term refers to a species being native to a particular area and only found in that area.
- belonging exclusively to a particular area
The maximum number of organisms an environment can support over a specified period of time is known as the environments
Name of the carnivore that is found only in Madagascar that was in our background info of the activity we did Friday in class
Fossa – or - Cryptoproctaferox