Test 1 Study Questions Chapters 1 and 2

Test 1 Study - Test 1 Study Questions SCI 300 Chapter 1 1 What do we mean by the quote There are no passengers on spaceship Earth We are all

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Test 1 Study Questions SCI 300 Chapter 1 1. What do we mean by the quote: “There are no passengers on spaceship Earth. We are all passengers”? 2. Define the term “renewable natural resource” and give an example. 3. Define the term “nonrenewable natural resource” and give an example. 4. What “event” resulted in a sudden spike in world population (killing off the dinosaurs, the agricultural revolution, the industrial revolution, the invention of the internet)? 5. What did Thomas Malthus and Paul Ehrlich worry about? 6. Explain the tragedy of the commons and note how it is applicable today. 7. What does your ecological footprint tell you? 8. What happened on Easter Island that resulted in killing off the population? 9. What is a paradigm shift? 10. What club did John Muir found? 11. Be able to define the terms development ethic, preservation ethic, and conservation ethic. 12. Discuss the concept of environmental justice. Be sure to include reasons why minorities might be more subject to having dangerous facilities near their homes.
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2010 for the course HES HES 303 taught by Professor Velez during the Fall '10 term at Lenoir-Rhyne.

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