Apes vocab chapter 10
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Julia butterfly hill
American environmental activist known for living in a 180 ft tall California Redwood (which she named Luna) for 738 days to prevent loggers from the Pacific Lumber Company to cut it down. She wrote a book about the ordeal called The Legacy of Luna.
Tragedy of the Commons
A parable that illustrates why common resources are used more than is desirable from the standpoint of society as a whole
Negative consequences of human land use external
Maximum sustainable yield
the maximum rate at which a renewable resource can be exploited without impairing its ability to be renewed or replenished
FDR set aside 12 million acres of land for
Manage resources protected areas
...to have storage units in peticuar places
Habitat / species management area
...the make sure all the Animas are surviving
Sure Reserve / wilderness area
...this wilderness will have and able to work
Protected land and sea scapes
allow high level of sustainable interaction with surrounding communities
Which of the following are legacies of Roosevelt's environmental policies?
Resource conversation ethic
Controls hazardous waste with a cradle to grave system
Multiple use lands
public lands that can be used for recreation, grazing, timber harvesting, and mineral extraction, wildlife preserving, or scentific research
Federal lands in us
...secret lands that have to do with nature
...the land that helps the forests
...during the winter it is working for its options
grassland area that is not intensely managed and is used for grazing livestock
The Mayan civilization was located in dense _______.
The process of cutting down all the trees in an area at once
cutting down only some trees in a forest and leaving a mix of tree sizes and species behind
Ecological sustainable forestry
does not disrupt ecosystems beyond their capacity to restore themselves
Areas that trees are planted in specifically to be harvested; provide 25 percent of the world's industrial wood fiber
A fire deliberately set under controlled conditions in order to reduce the accumulation of dead biomass on a forest floor
ATV caused damage
...due to dirt and soil damage
National Wildlife Refuge
land set aside to protect wildlife through preservation of habitat, sometimes encourages recreational use
National wilderness area
An area set aside with the intent of preserving a large tract of intact ecosystem or a landscape.
National Environmental Policy Act
The law passed in 1969 that is the centerpiece of federal environmental policy in the United States
Environmental impact statement
Statement required by Federal law from all agencies for any project using Federal funds to assess the potential affect of the new construction or development on the environment.
Environmental migration plan
movement of people because of a natural disaster
Eangered species act
To make hunting endangered species is illegal
Outside of a city
The industrial parts of suburban
Distribution of suburban, urban, rural in us
...having a certain area where you create these urban areas
The process of urban areas expanding outwards, usually in the form of suburbs, and developing over fertile agricultural land.
The degradation of the built and social environments of the city that often accompanies and accelerates migration to the suburbs
Highway trust fund
A U.S. federal fund that pays for the construction and maintenance of roads and highways
The phenomenon in which increase in the supply of a good causes demand to grow
dividing an area into zones or sections reserved for different purposes such as residence and business and manufacturing etc
A zoning classification that allows retail and high-density residential development to coexist in the same area.
Legislation and regulations to limit suburban sprawl and preserve farmland.
All the people who stand to gain or lose by the policies and activities of a business and whose concerns the business needs to address.
Sense of place
state of mind derived through the infusion of a place with meaning and emotion by remembering important events that occurred in that place or by labeling a place with a certain character.
Transit oriented development
A mixed-use residential or commercial area designed to maximize access to public transport, and often incorporates features to encourage transit ridership
Development that fills in vacant lots within existing communities
Allows the govt to take property for public use but also requires the govt to provide just compensation for that property