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science part 2 of 2

science unit 6

why do we depend on healthy ecosystems? to meet our basic needs: to grow our food, to provide us with clean water and to supply us with building materials and clothing
if you have a big ecological footprint, what does that mean? it menas that you consume, use and throw things out more. in other words, you have more that is affecting the environment
what is the average north american footprint? what does it mean? 12.4 hectares. it means that the average north American needs 12.4 hectares of earths space to support his or her lifestyle
what are 3 things we can do to become stewards? we have to learn more about the environment, we have to change our behaviours in order to care for the environment and we have to tell other about what we have learned and how they can help too
describe preserving to preserve an area that has not yet been touched by humans
describe conserving using ecosystems wisely and within reason
what are the "3 R's" reduce reuse recycle
describe restoring repairing damage done by human activity
what is traditional knowledge experience, wisdom, and practises gained by aboriginal peoples over many generations
what ares does traditional knowledge include farming, fishing, health, forestry, hunting, and environmental management
how is traditional knowledge passed on through stories. poems, music, art, rituals, and laws
what has traditional knowledge played a key role in public education
where are most aboriginal communities located area that have large amounts of natural resources
what did the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and the Anishinabek nation agree to do to work together to help manage the great lakes waters systems in a sustainable way
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