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Environment

includes all conditions that surround living things

Interdisciplinary

includes concepts and ideas from multiple fields of study

Pollution

is a degradation or an undesired change in the air, water, or soil effects

Biodiversity

is the number of different species present in one specific ecosystem

Environmental Ethics

is the discipline that studies the moral relationships of human beings to the environment

Anthropogenic

human-centered

Ecocentric

believe that nature deserves to exist for its own sake

Resource Conservationism

The focus was to protect open land

Modern Environmentalism

threats of pollution and toxic chemicals

Global Environmentalism

explores issues and problems over the entire world

Supply and Demand

The greater the demand for a limited resource, the higher the price.

Developed Country

on average have higher incomes, longer life spans, and slower growth rate.

Developing Country

Have lower incomes, shorter life spans, and rapid population growth.

Ecological Footprint

is one measurement of a person’s resource use.

Sustainability

is when human needs are met so that the population can survive indefinitely.