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Chapter Question Week 1 1 Chapter Question Week 1 Kathleen Brehm SCI 207 Professor John Gomillion August 2, 2011
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Chapter Question Week 1 2 Chapter Question Week 1 Ch1 Text Practice Question 4: Describe the steps in the scientific method. 1. Observe the functions. 2. Propose a hypothesis. 3. Develop a test and predict the hypothesis. 4. Gather information and data from the test. 5. Interpret the results. (Cunningham & Cunningham, 2008, p.12) Ch1 Text Practice Question 8: Distinguish between utilitarian conservation and biocentric preservation. Name two environmental leaders associated with each of these philosophies. President Theodore Roosevelt and his chief conservation advisor, Gifford Pichot had utilitarian conservation stances. They argued and established protection against abuse of forests and public domain. Although, it was “not because they are beautiful or because or shelter wild creatures of the wilderness, but only to provide homes and jobs for people.” Resources should be used “for the greatest goo, for the greatest number, for the longest John Muir opposed Pinchot’s utilitarian policies. He believed that nature deserves to exist for it’s own sake and it’s fundamental right. (Cunningham & Cunningham, 2008, p.20)
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Chapter Question Week 1 3 Ch1 Text Practice Question 11: Describe some signs of hope in overcoming global environmental problems. Nobel Peace Prize winner for environmental action, Dr. Wangari Maathai of Kenya, stated in acceptance speech, “Working together, we have proven that sustainable development is possible; that reforestation of degraded land is possible; and that exemplary governance is possible when ordinary citizens are informed, sensitized, mobilized and involved in direct action for their environment. “ Cunningham & Cunningham, 2008, p. 22) Ch1 Discussion Question 4: Does the world have enough resources for 8 or 10
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