Both oil and coal are fossil fuels. Explain the source of these resources, how they are extracted, and environmental consequences of their use. Be detailed in your answer.
Choose one of the following resources: timber, fish (Atlantic Cod), water or soil. Summarize issues surrounding the resource including the following points in your response.
a. What are the environmental consequences of the extraction or overuse of the resource?
b. What are consequences of the continued depletion of the resource?
c. What remedies have governments enacted to help protect resources such as these?
a) What happens when precipitation falls on paved surfaces such as roads, parking lots and buildings compared to precipitation that falls on grass lawns, pastures and forested areas?
b) Using the graph below, what could you predict about changes in local stream discharge and local water tables for the time period shown? Make sure you explain your reasoning.
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