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.Environment:
includes all conditions that surround living organisms
Interdisciplinary
environmental science and the issues that it studies are complex
Pollution
is a degradation or an undesired change in air, water,or soil that affects the health of living things
Biodiversity:
is the number of different species present in one specific ecosystem
Environmental Ethics
is the discipline that studies the moral relationship of human beings
Anthropogenic
human centered
Ecocentric
believe that nature deserves to exist there own regardless of degree
Resource Conservationism
the philosophy of conservation
Modern Environmentalism
the movement
Global Environmentalism:
explores issues and problems to the entire world within the local community
Supply and Demand:
one of the most basic principles of economics
Developed Country
countries that over populate
Developing Country
population growth and shorter life spans
Ecological Footprint
is one measurement of a person's resource
Sustainability
is when a human need are met so the population can survive