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SUST 2000 Study GuideWeek 1: Introduction to SustainabilityDefine the following terms:Sustainability-the ability to be maintained at a certain rate or level; avoidance of thedepletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balanceSustainable Development-economic development that is conducted without depletion ofnatural resourcesEquity vs. EqualitySystems-thinkingResilienceJim Crow lawsRosa ParksRachel Carson and Silent SpringEnvironmental EthicsIntrinsic / Instrumental valueEnvironmental JusticeLand Ethic and Aldo LeopoldCesar ChavezDolores HuertaSuffrage and the 19thAmendmentWhat are the 3 major dimensions of sustainability, and the 4 sustainability compass points?In what ways are systems “a dynamic whole and not just a sum of parts”?How isequitydifferent from equality?What are some examples of racial, gender, economic inequity and health inequity?How did the Civil Rights movement address segregation, voting, education, and housingdiscriminationWhat are some examples of events changing people’s views about the natural environment?What importance do these key legislation have: ESA, Clean Air Act, EPA?What are some examples of environmental justice issues?Who were the migrant agricultural workers out West in mid-20thcentury? What issues didmigrant workers face?What were the issues Chavez and Huerta were organizing California farmworkers aroundbeginning in 1962?

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