Environmental Science Review

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Environmental Science Review 16:04 What are the steps of the scientific method? Ask a question Do background research Construct a hypothesis Test with an experiment Analyze results and draw a conclusion If hypothesis is true: Report results If hypothesis is false or partially true, think, try again and begin by  constructing a new hypothesis until your hypothesis is true What is moral and aesthetic conservationism? We should protect nature because it exists, not because it has value to us Nature has intrinsic value for just “being” No price is necessary, because all is full of its own worth Muir is an example of a moral conservationist What it utilitarian conservationism? We should protect nature because is useful to us Nature does not have intrinsic value, rather its value is in that which can be  utilized by the current population Puts an economic price on nature Pinchot and Roosevelt are examples of utilitarian conservationists Who were the key players in shaping the environmental movement? George Perkins Marsh
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o Publisher of Man and Nature (1864) The first systematic analysis of humanity’s destructive impact o Considered to be the “fountain head” of conservation efforts Teddy Roosevelt o Saw his role as President to be “steward of the people” Gifford Pinchot o Roosevelt’s Chief Conservation Advisor o He believed in utilitarian conservation John Muir o Considered the first modern preservationist o His view of conservation contrasted Pinchot’s o He believed in moral and aesthetic conservation Rachel Carson o A marine biologist o Wrote Silent Spring (1962) Documented the effects of DDT and its ability to build up in animals  and humans causing cancer and genetic disorders Her book marked the turning point in environmental movement- galvanized the public and opened the national debate about man and  nature Senator Gaylord Nelson o Named April 22 nd  1970 the first Earth Day Ecosystems: What is the process of photosynthesis?
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The process of converting light energy to chemical energy and storing it in the 
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