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Social study vocab 2

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Biosphere Regions of Earth occupied by living organisms, made up of all the ecozones
Stewardship Careful management of resources to ensure that they are sustainable
Permafrost subsoil that remains frozen all year long
Carrying Capacity the largest population that an environment can support
Deforestation the process of destroying a forest and replacing it with something else
Global Warming the observed and projected increase in the earth’s average temperature due to burning of fossil fuels and deforestation
Ecology the science concerned with the relationship between living things and the environment.
Acid Precipitation any form of precipitation that is high in sulfuric and nitric acids as a result of pollution in air.
Sustainable Development
Earth Summit
Agenda 21
Herbicides
Pesticides
Organic
CO2 emissions
Biodiversity
Ecotourism
Created by: Ciel Phantomhive