Endangered Species Report
The jaguar is a large, heavy-bodied, big headed cat that is yellowish or tawny in colour
with black rings. This big cat belongs to Animalia kingom, the chordata phylum, the class of
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Biosphere The largest biological system, the skin of life on planet earth. The biosphere forms at
the intersection of air, water, and land.
Biome A terrestrial portion of the biosphere ch
Story of Stuf
New items are always in production, from iPods and iPhones, furniture, silverware, to computers
like the one Im working on. But what if all of those items were made with Green Chemistry in mind? The
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3: The scientific method is an observation and measurement of something that results in a hypothesis.
The steps are:
Observation and measurement.
New or revised hyp
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Reserves are deposits that geologists are fairly certain exist, and are able to mined at current
prices. Price is one of the factors that can make reserves expand and contract,
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My first thought of that statement is why would any facility knowingly release mercury and other
toxins into a water supply. Even the smallest amount could be dangerous to peo
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The current barriers in the way of sustainable economic development are:
Shortages of money
Exploitation of less developed nations by the more wealthy nat
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The Clean Air Act was enacted by Congress in 1963 was the first real attempt by the U.S. to
reduce air pollution. Since it first came into existence, it has undergone several
Phosphorus Cycle Questions
Phosphorus is one of the six main "ingredients" of all life. In the form of _( PO4 ) it helps to hold up
the framework of the DNA molecules in your body. DNA or Deoxyribonucelic Acid is the genetic material
in all your cells
Nitrogen Cycle Questions
1. Nitrogen is both the _ and in organisms it is the raw material of two main
macromolecules _which build proteins and _which build your
genetic material, DNA.
2. In the atmosphere it is found in the form of N2 which is _.
has a Future
Environmental Science Term
Solar Energy Has a Future
The sun, a glowing orb of gases that sits in our sky and lights our world, is by far the
largest, and hottest, object in
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The advantages of nuclear power is that it produces little air pollution, and that the release of
radioactive materials is insignificant. Neither do nuclear plants produce sulfur dioxide
Hydrologic Cycle Questions
1. Earth is also called a _ planet because over _ of its
surface is covered in water.
2. What percent of cells is made of water?_
3. How much of the Earths water is from the ocean? _
4. How much global evaporation happens over t
Carbon Cycle Questions
1. All life forms on Earth are _-based.
2. The long term cycling of Carbon is known as _ and the short-term cycling of Carbon is
known as _.
3. Organisms called _ fix the light energy from the sun into chemical forms of energy that
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Stating that one cant afford to pay to control soil erosion now due to crops not bringing enough
money in almost seems to be nailing your own coffin shut. If you dont pay for it now, the
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I would highly encourage farmers to stop using pesticides by offering them insurance, to help
cover any potential loses as they make the transitions to IPM. Also, by encouragi
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I live in the Temperate Deciduous Forest biome. Its been altered with the forests being cleared
to grow crops and to make room for buildings and roads. The soil, once deep and rich, wasnt
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6: In early years, the method of hunting and gathering, and later on the early agricultural practices, could
not support a large population. Disease, famine, and war all factored into keepin
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The tenets of sustainable ethics are:
The earth has a limited supply of resources used by all species.
Recycling and the use of renewable resources will prevent depletion.