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Grace Ciliotta ENV Studies 110 1 2 3 9815 Professor Gray 3 TENETS OF ENV INTERDEPENDENCE quotJohn Muirquot wants to preserve founder All things are connected Rachel Carsen wrote quotSilent Springquot 1962 URGENCY FACTOR We need to act ASAP quotEco Crisisquot ECOCENTRISMCENTERICATHROPOLENTRISM Nature is centered Lynn White Religious quotThe roots of our ecological crisis How humans destroying the earth and that s why we re in a crisis 1 2 3 3 WAVES OF ENV 19th centaury National Parks Preservationist Preserve nature Conservationist quotwide usequot 1970 s Modern ENV Movements Decade of ENV April 22nCI 1st Earth Day 80 s ENV Justice Concerns EJ Concerns PROBLEMS IN THE WORLD Deforestation GMO GW affects CC ltGlobal Warninggt Biodiversitylots of diff species ltClimate Changegt Sea level Increase Polution Over Populated Endangered Animals Wild Fires Disappearing Bees Natural Disasters ex Sandy Katrina AN ET H EATS U P Bc C02 is trapped in the plant which keeps sun rays in causing earth to heat up INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION Natural cause of climate change Meteors Volcanic Activity TIPPINCj PQINT Point in which you cant go back BIODEGRADABLE Breaks down into the earth again i Chicken bone Does NOT ex Plastic gtlltgtlltgtlltgtlltgtlltgtllt I gtlltgtlltgtlltgtlltgtlltgtllt IMPACT POPULATION LIFESTYLE TECHNOLOGY quotTECHNOSCIENCEquot 91015 POPULATION GROWTH quotPaul Eloliclyquot population bong Limited resources 55 of grain to humans 37 feeding livestock 8 biofuels 4 billionlgt 2 a day 20 is using 90 resources CLIMATE CHANGE Changing of weather patterns Natural Resources Fossil fuels release C02 Oilcoal Why burn fossil fuels For electricity transportation etc RENEWABLE ENERGY Better way to get energy wo burning fossil fuels Hydroelectric Solar Power Wind mills BIODIVERSITY 3 Main Reasons 1 Direct Exploitation Food EX shark n soup we only need ns but then throw them back into ocean 2 Habit Loss Deforestation ecosystem altered EX snorkeling in areas where other species aren t used to human contact 3 Species Introduction We bring species to places where they have never existed EX Brown Snakes DEANE CHAP 2 FREE TRADE Not having restrictions Growth more from goods Child labor chocolate Costbene t analysis RACE TO BOTTOM Companies place their businesses in places where regulations are limited amp cheap for them to make the goods Make product for less Bring goods to US amp sell for lots of WTP Willing To Pay What consumers are willing to pay for an item TNC Trans National Corporation Corporation that has businesses in multiple countries Good thing for companies make for less sell for more STANIBILITY Keeping the environment safe for the next coming generations Ability for something to continue CARBON TRADING We put a cap on carbon admissions Each country gets a certain amount BIOTECHNOLOGY GM Genetically Modi ed Takes bene ts amp make resistant Can have negative affect ENVIORNMENTAL USTICE Impact on lowincome minority EX NA AA Hispanics ECOLOGICAL jUSTICE Giving iustice tofor plants amp animals
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