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! This is a graded discussion: 0 points possible due Sep 17 at 6pm Quiz ques ! ons 1 14 28 Search entries or author This topic was locked Sep 17 at 6pm. No message Unread " # $ Subscribed (https:// Alisha Bu ! ar (h ! ps://canvas.ubc.ca/courses/15466/users/44269) Wednesday ! Q: Ecosystems are settings for human health, what are three core ecological perspectives? A: Community ecology, population ecology and ecosystem ecology (https:// Avril Li (h ! ps://canvas.ubc.ca/courses/15466/users/48456) Wednesday ! Q: Define ecosystem servicie and give three examples of it. A: Ecosystem services are benefits that human's obtain from the environment usually for free. Examples: forest as a carbon sink, bees for pollination and bringing economic revenues, air and purifications by plants (https:// Kara Lee (h ! ps://canvas.ubc.ca/courses/15466/users/22863) Thursday ! Q: How is systems thinking relevant to human health and sustainability? A: Human health depends on a sustainable environment. In turn, a sustainable environment is made up of complex, interacting systems that directly or indirectly impact human health.
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Therefore, systems thinking is necessary to understand the various ways in which sustainability, and as a result, our health is affected. (https:// Srish " Sarkar (h ! ps://canvas.ubc.ca/courses/15466/users/18096) Thursday ! Question True or false: r-selected species grow rapidly, mature quickly and produce many progeny. Answer True. (https:// Maria Vas (h ! ps://canvas.ubc.ca/courses/15466/users/22371) Thursday ! Sustainability (and sustainable development) is thought to consist of three key dimensions. Which of the following options is NOT considered to be one of these three dimensions? A. Social B. Political C. Environmental D. Economic ------------------------------------------------------ Answer: B. The three dimensions of sustainability are society, environment, and economy. Frumkin, Chapter 3: Sustainability and Health (https:// Audrey Paugh (h ! ps://canvas.ubc.ca/courses/15466/users/2762) Friday ! Q: According to Hans Rosling, there are many dimensions of development that are all necessary for moving away from poverty to improve health. Of the dimensions he describes, which two are
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considered to be the most important "goals" and which three are considered to be the most important "means?" A: Means: Economic growth (explains 80% of survival), Governance(functioning government, free of corruption, law enforcing), and Education (creates human resources) Goals: Culture and human rights are the most important goals as they provide value to life and happiness. (https:// Garre ! Wu (h ! ps://canvas.ubc.ca/courses/15466/users/110859) Saturday ! Q. Explain the difference between R-selected and K-selected species. A. A R-selected species thrives best in up-coming niches. Whether it be edge habitat or an area that has been recently destroyed by a storm etc. They thrive in these areas because of lack of competition. They invest in many young who can grow and reproduce quickly.
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