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Ecological Issues

Natural resources any natural materials that are used by humans, such as water, petroleum, mineral, forests, and animals
Renewable resources can be replaced relatively quickly by natural process
Nonrenewable resources form at a slower rate than they are consumed (used up)
Pollution an undesirable change in the natural environment
Biodegradable can be broken down by natural processes
Nonbiodegradable can't be broken down by natural processes
Biodiversity the variety of organisms in a given area
Ecological footprint calculations that show the productive area of Earth needed to support on person
Sustainability the condition in which human needs are met in such a way that a human population can survive indefinitely
Created by: GarrisonWAHS