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during the agricultural revolution
plants and animals were domesticated
fossil fuel use increased
human populations decreased due to disease
both a and c
An ecological footprint is the
mark a person’s shoe makes in soft earth.
number of animals a person has killed.
amount of land and ocean area needed to support one person.
number of trees people cut down.
Most of today’s environmental problems began during which period(s) in human history?
Both (a) and (c
Tragedy of the Commons refers to what environmental challenge?
protecting shared resources
compared to developing nations, developed nations have
lower health standards
faster growing populations
greater personal wealth
higher health standards
these are examples from the medical revolution that help to prevent the spread of disease
The variety of genetic variation, variety of
species in a community, or a variety of
communities in an ecosystem
tragedy of the commons
What is the main goal of sustainability?
use resources faster than they are created
prevent humans from using resources
share common places
Conserve resources in a way that human populations can survive indefinitely
What is urbanization?
the shift of people from poor countries to rich countries
the shift of people from rural to urban areas
the shift away from cities to the country
the shift of people from developed to developing countries
What is considered "commons"?
a farmers land
your cell phone
How many people are there on Earth?
100 5 billion
Environmental Science does NOT
include which of the following:
drove cars everywhere
lived in cities
farmed and domesticated animals
were nomadic and followed herds of animals
Shift from energy sources such as animals/running water to fossil fuels such as coal/oil defines the: