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Vocab Rules and Regs Enviro. WorldViews Parks Random
100
What is Environment
All living and nonliving things that humans interact with.
100
What is Clean Air Act.
Pollution of the atmosphere
100
What is The preservation of nature should be a priority over human needs
Wisdom
100
What is a national park?
preserved areas that are relatively unaltered from their original state
100
Give a modern example of a commons and describe how it is misused
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200
What is Commons
– A shared resource or area that is not owned by any individual.
200
What is Clean Water Act
Pollution of surface waters
200
What is Human needs come first, but must be met sustainably
Stewardship
200
What is a national forest?
federally-managed, but do allow commercial logging and recreational hunting and fishing
200
Why did California want to build a dam in the Hetch Hetchy valley
To provide water to San Francisco
300
What is Cost-Benefit Analysis
– Studying whether the benefit of doing something justifies its cost.
300
What is Safe Drinking Water Act
Cleanliness of tap water
300
What is The Earth’s resources are intended to benefit the human population
Planetary Management
300
What is a wildlife refuge
allow commercial activities, but may allow recreational hunting and fishing
300
In a developed country, is there life expectancy longer than a developing country
No
400
What is Law of Unintended Consequences
The actions of people and governments have unexpected effects
400
What is : Endangered Species Act.
Extinction of species
400
Which worldview is ecocentrist
Wisdom
400
Who set up the idea of National Parks
Teddy Roosevelt
400
What is a closed system
Energy doesn't come or leave in large amounts
500
What is . Hazardous Waste
Waste substances that are especially dangerous to living organisms.
500
What is The Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA)
government agency enforces each of the major environmental laws
500
Which worldview is anthropocentric?
Stewardship
500
Name one National Park
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500
What is an inexhaustible resource
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