Environmental Ch 1 Test

in 2022 the global population is close to
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-An individuals footprint is the amount of productive land, fresh water and ocean required to provide food, housing, clothing, Transportation, waste disposal and energy
-Economic theory promoting private ownership of lands and resources
-An analogy describing the conflict between individual interest and management of shared resources
-Events impacting the common people, particularly farmers of developing countries
non-renewable resources is to renewable resources aslimited supply is to sustainable supplywhich of the following represents a common-pool resource-fresh water -atmosphere -forests -marine fisherieswhich of the following represents an idea associated with environmental sustainabilitywe are using fossil fuels as if they were present in unlimited supplyone in how many people live in extreme poverty4a hectare is a measure ofland sizewhat are natural systems consisting of a community of organisms and it'd physical environmentecosystemsdue to technological changes, all individuals on earth have access to proper sanitation methodsfalsea journalist reports on what Hardin (1968) referred to as a "tragedy of the commons". the media story concerns:the environmental costs that a widespread natural disaster brings to all walks of lifePoverty is associated with all of the following EXCEPT:balanced nutritionwhat is the environmental significance of the process of consumption?consumption can outstrip the natural resources available and lead to overexploitation of the environmentthe blood pressure of a soldier is measured while he is resting. the soldier is then exposed to a stressful environment and his blood pressure is measured again. what is the dependent variableblood pressure of the soldierthe shared responsibility for the sustainable care of our planetstewardshipthe discispline of biology that studies the interrelationships between organisms and their environmentecologydeveloping countries with a low level of industrialization, a high fertility rate, a high infant mortality rate and a low per capital income relative to highly developed countriesless developed countriesa condition in which people are unable to meet their basic needs for adequate food, clothing, shelter, education or healthpovertymaterials such as metals and fossil fuels that are present in limited quantities and are depleted by usenonrenewable resourcescountries with complex industrialized bases, low rates of population growth and high per capital incomeshigh developed countriesauthor of "tragedy of the commons"Garret Hardinthe amount of productive land, fresh water and ocean required on a continuous basis to supply that person food, wood, energy, housing, clothing, transportation and waste disposalenvironmental sustainabilityresources that are replaced in nature fairly rapidly and can be used forever if they are not overexploited in the short termrenewable resourcesthose parts of the environment available to everyone but for which no single individual has responsibility- the atmosphere, fresh water, the oceans, forests and wildlifeglobal commonsa representation of a system; describes the system as it exists and predicts how changes in one part of the system will effect the rest of the systemmodelthe human use of materials and energy- a social and economic actconsumption