c detritus Based on the widespread use of levees along the Mississippi River

C detritus based on the widespread use of levees

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c.detritusBased on the widespread use of levees along the Mississippi River, the wetlands along the Louisiana coastline are _______.b.shrinkingHow are levees beneficial to human settlements?a.Levees prevent rivers from flooding their banks as often.
Which of the following best describes how levees impact wetlands?c.Levees prevent rivers from adding their sediment to wetlands.Environmental manipulation can result in unforeseen consequences.TrueNational parks reduce the human impact on land by _______.preventing human developmentWhich of the following best explains why clear-cutting forests is more destructive than selectively cutting down trees in forests?Clear-cutting eliminates all trees leaving none behind to maintain soil fertility or house native animals.The populations of the great apes in Africa are recovering and on the rise.FalseBiological pest control involves _______.using biological mechanisms to eliminate pestsWhich of the following statements about pesticides is true?Pesticides prevent the destruction of crops.Harvesting timber (wood) from a forest does not harm _______.none of the aboveThe farming methods promoted by the California Ricelands Habitat Partnership are best described as beneficial to both farmers and wetland species because _______.foraging birds eat leftover rice and trample the ground making tilling unnecessaryWhat was an unexpected consequence of the green revolution?The overuse of fertilizer lead to reduced crop yields over time.The Inuit were not native to _______FinlandThe best determination of a community's quality of life is _______.the energy used per capitaExplain why hunter-gatherer societies were highly mobile.Hunter-gatherer societies did not farm or raise livestock; they collected the resources they required from the local environment. In order to ensure a continuous supply of needed resources, hunter-gatherer societies followed their food sources and moved frequently.Explain why the energy harnessed per person (per capita) has increased so dramatically since the industrial revolution.Increased energy use leads to increased economic activity and an increased quality of life. Eversince the industrial revolution, advances in technology have let humans in industrialized nations increase their standard of living significantly, which required significant increases in the amount of energy harnessed per capita.The dust bowl refers to _______.
years of dust storms in the Midwest in the 1930'sExplain why the definition of a quality life is highly individualized.While there are many elements that might be considered important for a quality life, the ultimate determination of what defines a quality life is a personal judgement based on individual experiences and values. People in different socioeconomic situations will value different things; a homeless person will likely value shelter and food higher than convenience and luxury.

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