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Ecology_Awesome

A test on ecology

TermDefinition
Renewable Resources A renewable resource is an organic natural resource which can replenish to overcome usage and consumption, either through biological reproduction or other naturally recurring processes.
Geothermal Energy Geothermal energy is thermal energy generated and stored in the Earth.
Fuel material such as coal, gas, or oil that is burned to produce heat or power.
Non-Renewable Resources A resource of economic value that cannot be readily replaced.
Fossil Fuel a natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms.
Conservation The action of conserving/saving something
Pollution the presence in or introduction into the environment of a substance or thing that has harmful or poisonous effects.
Pollutants a substance that pollutes something, especially water or the atmosphere.
Air Pollution the presence in or introduction into the air of a substance which has harmful or poisonous effects.
Water Pollution Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies
Contour Plowing plowing along the contours of the land in order to minimize soil erosion.
Windbreaks a thing, such as a row of trees or a fence, wall, or screen, that provides shelter or protection from the wind.
Conservation plowing Conservation Plowing is a soil conservation method in which the dead stalks from the previous year's crop are left in the ground to hold the soil in place.
Crop Rotation the action or system of rotating crops.
Fallow farmland plowed and harrowed but left unsown for a period in order to restore its fertility as part of a crop rotation or to avoid surplus production.
Solar Energy radiant energy emitted by the sun.
Wind Energy Wind power; windmill
Water Energy When water flows or falls,and creates energy
Biomass Energy Renewable organic materials, such as wood, agricultural crops or wastes, and municipal wastes, especially when used as a source of fuel or energy.
Created by: Bryson Cupcake
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