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Chapter 1 Environmental Science
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Environmental Studies
10th Grade
05/05/2019

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Environmental Science
Definition
the study of the impact of humans on the environment
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Ecology
Definition
the study of of how living things interact with each other and with their nonliving environment
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natural resource
Definition
and natural material that is used by humans
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Agriculture
Definition
the practice of growing, breeding, and caring for plants and animals that are used for food, clothing, housing, transportation, and other purposes.
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pollution
Definition
an undesired change in air, water, or soil that harmfully affects the health, survival or activities of living things
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biodiversity
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the number and variety of species that live in an area
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law of supply and demand
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the greater the demand for a limited supply of something, the more that something is worth
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ecological footprint
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the productive area of Earth needed to support one person in a particular country
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sustainability
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the condition in which human needs are met in such a way that a human population can survive indefinately
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