populations near river, cultivation of plants, transformation of landscape, wind and water, agricultural technologies
growth of cities and urban populations, machines for man power, cars, pesticides, nuclear power, nonrenewable resource use
USE OF ORGANIC METHODS
A farming process that may make agricultureal areas of the world more sustainable:
CONCEPT OF SUSTAINABILITY
Resource use should be balanced economically and environmentally so needs can be met now and in the future.
Belief that resources can be used but only to a limited amount and that large areas of wilderness should be preserved.
Dictates that land can be used for a variety of economic and recreational purposes and the resources are used in a way that does not deplete them for future generations
States that Earth should be treated with love and resources should be used strictly for human need.
Which ethic is consistent with the Department of Fisheries closure of the Atlantic cod fishery in mid 1980s:
Identify the stage of human culture most involved with the search for alternatives to fossil fuels:
IT WAS ABUNDANT AND INEXPENSIVE
Developing countries have relied on fuelwoods as an energy source more than developed countries because:
Which of the following poses the greatest threat to Canada's plant and animal species?
Which type of electrical power generation is dependent on the use of a non-renewable resource?
CONCEPT OF SUSTAINABILITY
The use of resources in a manner that maintains the resource supply for future generations.
DEFORESTATION DUE TO GLOBAL DEMANDS OF HARDWOOD
Which major environmental problem is associated with map location Z?
human and physical interactions the define region (economy, vegetation, cultural and physical features)
farming of freshwater and saltwater organisms including molluscs, crustaceans and aquatic plants
Activities conducted in existing wetlands or other aquatic resources which increase one or more aquatic functions
the rate at which the Earth's temperature increases with depth, indicating outward heat flows from a hot interior
Something that occurs naturally is useful to humans but cannot be regenerated or renewed
method of excavating a vertical or near-vertical tunnel from the top down, where there is initially no access to the bottom
practice of mining a seam of mineral by first removing a long strip of overlying soil and rock
The idea that humans can use resources but in such a way that it does not deplete them for future generations
fuel derived from prehistoric organisms: any carbon-containing fuel derived from the decomposed remains of prehistoric plants and animals, e.g. coal, oil, petroleum, and natural gas.
a controversial forestry/logging practice in which most or all trees in a harvest area are cut down.