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enviromental science
the study of air water and land surrounding an organism. it includes the impact of humans on the enviroment.
ecology
the study of interactions of living organisms with one another and with there enviroment.
Hunter gatherers
get food by collecting plants and wild animals or scavenging their remains.
Agriculture
the raising of crops and live stock for food or for other products that are useful to humans.
industrial reveloustion
when people began relying on fossil fuels for energy
resourse depletion
useing up the stuff you need
pollution
not good for the earth
loss of biodiversity
differences in living organisms
natural resourse
natural resourses used by by humans, living things and non-living organisms(renewable or non-renewable)
renewable resourses
ex:energy from the sun
water
wood
soil
air
non-renewable resourses
ex:-metals such as iron, aluminum and cooper
non-matalic matierials such as salt,sand and clay-
fossil fuels
biodegratable pollutants
can be brocken down by natual processes and include matirials such as newspaper
non-degratable
cannot be brocken down such as mercury
biodiversity
variety of organisms or communities in a given area
developed countries
-higher incomes
-slower population groth
-diverse industrial economies
-stronger social support
developing comunities
-lower incomes
simple argricuture-based communities, and rapid population groth