APES-2015-Chp01

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Many scientists contend that the earth is the only real example of a(n) ________ system.
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How many people can the earth support at a sustainable level?
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What three major cultural changes have occurred over the past 10,000 to 12,000 years?
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Harvesting trees faster than nature can restore them is a human activity that ________ .
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The world's ________ collectively degrade forests, topsoil, grasslands, fisheries, and wildlife.
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________ refers to the natural resources and services that keep us alive and other species alive.
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An inexhaustible resource can be defined as a resource that ________ .
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Pesticides blown from land into the air are ________ sources of pollution
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Ecological footprint is the amount of ________ needed to supply a person or an area with renewable resources and that are needed to absorb and recycle the wastes and pollution produced by such resource use.
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During most of the 10,000 years since humans invented agriculture, civilization has lived on the ________ of the earth's natural systems.
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________ is an interdisciplinary study of how humans interact with the living and nonliving parts of their environment.
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Briefly stated, living sustainably means living on ________ .
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The prices of goods and services do not include most of the ________ .
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________ is an example of natural pollutants.
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People who can take the same data, be logically consistent with it, and arrive at quite different answers to moral, ethical, or religious questions are said to have differing ________ .