6 terms

Holt Environmental Science Ch 1 Si 1

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Environmental Science
The study of the impact of humans on the environment.
Ecology
The study of how living things interact with each other and with their nonliving environment.
Agriculture
The practice of growing,breeding, and caring for plants and animals that are used for food, clothing ,housing, and transportation.
Natural Resource
Any natural resource that is used by humans
Pollution
is an undesired change in air,water, or soil that adversely affects the health, survival, or activities of humans or other organisms
Biodiversity
The number and variety of species that live in a area.