Green Generation B/C

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Green Generation B/C

Postby bernard » August 30th, 2015, 7:09 pm

Short Event Description: Students will answer questions involving the history and consequences of human impact on our environment, solutions to reversing trends and sustainability concepts.

List five human activities related to the rapidly growing world population that are having an impact on Earth’s biodiversity, and explain three of them in detail. 1
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Re: Green Generation B/C

Postby brayden box » October 9th, 2015, 6:46 am

the growth of human population. there are more people than resources for the people. Affluence is a problem. Pollution is a major factor. We pollute rivers, estuaries, and the ocean. Overfishing and deforestation.

What are abiotic factors?
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Re: Green Generation B/C

Postby bernard » October 9th, 2015, 10:38 am

Notice that since the question asks for activities related to human population growth, listing population growth is a silly answer. Here's a list of other possible answers:
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Re: Green Generation B/C

Postby sciolylover13 » October 9th, 2015, 5:55 pm

the growth of human population. there are more people than resources for the people. Affluence is a problem. Pollution is a major factor. We pollute rivers, estuaries, and the ocean. Overfishing and deforestation.

What are abiotic factors?
Non-living factors in an environment such as rocks, soil, atmosphere, etc.
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Re: Green Generation B/C

Postby sciolylover13 » October 20th, 2015, 5:07 pm

I'm just going to go ahead and ask a question...

List and describe 2 major causes of desertification.
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Re: Green Generation B/C

Postby GoofyFoofer » October 22nd, 2015, 7:36 am

I'm just going to go ahead and ask a question...

List and describe 2 major causes of desertification.
One cause is overgrazing, where poor management of animals causes the quick clearing of vegetation. By exposing the soil, the wind destroys it, thus removing the richness of the soil. Another cause is poor irrigation, where water in canals and water distributed by irrigation cause a build up of salt in the soil, destroying vegetation.
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Re: Green Generation B/C

Postby sciolylover13 » October 22nd, 2015, 10:26 am

I'm just going to go ahead and ask a question...

List and describe 2 major causes of desertification.
One cause is overgrazing, where poor management of animals causes the quick clearing of vegetation. By exposing the soil, the wind destroys it, thus removing the richness of the soil. Another cause is poor irrigation, where water in canals and water distributed by irrigation cause a build up of salt in the soil, destroying vegetation.
Correct! And another cause would be clearing of land by humans to build apartment complexes, shopping malls, etc.
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Re: Green Generation B/C

Postby brayden box » October 22nd, 2015, 12:05 pm

I'm just going to go ahead and ask a question...

List and describe 2 major causes of desertification.
One cause is overgrazing, where poor management of animals causes the quick clearing of vegetation. By exposing the soil, the wind destroys it, thus removing the richness of the soil. Another cause is poor irrigation, where water in canals and water distributed by irrigation cause a build up of salt in the soil, destroying vegetation.
You forgot a question :!:
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Re: Green Generation B/C

Postby sciolylover13 » October 22nd, 2015, 2:10 pm

I'm just going to go ahead and ask a question...

List and describe 2 major causes of desertification.
One cause is overgrazing, where poor management of animals causes the quick clearing of vegetation. By exposing the soil, the wind destroys it, thus removing the richness of the soil. Another cause is poor irrigation, where water in canals and water distributed by irrigation cause a build up of salt in the soil, destroying vegetation.
You forgot a question :!:
If you are referring to GoofyFoofer, then I should probably inform you that Goofy did not have to post a question. Refer to http://www.scioly.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=217&t=8011 to get more info.
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Re: Green Generation B/C

Postby GoofyFoofer » October 24th, 2015, 6:32 pm

Sorry, I'm back now!

Describe each of the ecological relationships in ecosystems.
(You don't need to go too far into detail; a general idea is good.)
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