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Environment

includes all conditions that surround living things

Interdisciplinary

includes concepts and ideas from many fields of study

Pollution

the degradation or undesired change in the air, water, soil that affects the health of living things

Biodiversity

the number of different species present in one specific ecosystems

Environmental Ethics

is the discipline that studies the moral relationship of humans being on the environment

Anthropogenic:

human-centered

Ecocentric

believes that nature should be preserved

Resource Conservationism

protect open land

Modern Environmentalism

dealing with issues that affect modern society

Global Environmentalism

explores global problems not just local ones

Supply and Demand

when the supply is high the price highers

Developed Country

on average have higher incomes longer life spans and slower population growth

Developing Country

have lower incomes shorter life spans and rapid population growth

Ecological Footprint

is the measurement of a persons resources use

Sustainability

when the humans needs are met so that the population can survive