Key Terms Exam 2

Key Terms Exam 2 - Gifford Pinchot- known for reforming the...

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Gifford Pinchot - known for reforming the management and development of forests in the United States and for advocating the conservation of the nation's reserves by planned use and renewal. John Muir – Advocate of wilderness preservation, helped save the Yosemite Valley, and Sequoia National Park Aldo Leopold - emphasized biodiversity and ecology and was a founder of the science of wildlife management MUSYA of 1960 - specified that national forests be managed for multiple uses, not just economic return Wilderness Act - Created in 1964- Created the legal definition of “Wilderness” Endangered Species Act - Protects species from extinction Taking and harming Critical habitat - geographical area occupied by the endangered species at the time of listing Peregrine falcon - Removed from endangered species list in 1999 DDT - Harmful insecticide banned by the Endangered Species Act- DDT is an endocrine disrupter Rachel Carson - Wrote “Slient Spring” a book that suggested that DDT may cause cancer
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