Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

9th Environmental Sc

JORGE - Chapter 1-Section 2 OUTLINE Page 1-2

GARRETT HARDIN SHORT TERM LONG TERM TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS: In his essay, ecologist ____________ ___________ argued that the main difficulty in solving environmental problems is the conflict between the ______ _______ interests of the individual and the ______ ______ welfare of society
ANIMALS TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS: It was in the best interest of the individual to put as many _________ in the commons as possible.
DESTROYED TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS: However, if too many grazed on the commons, they ___________ the grass and everyone suffered because no one could animals on the commons .
CLOSED TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS: The commons were eventually replaced by _____________ fields owned by individuals.
OVERGLAZING TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS: Owners were now careful not to put too many animals on their land, because _____________ ____________ wouldn't allow them to raise as many animals next year.
DEPLETED TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS: Hardins point being that someone or some group must take responsibility for maintaining a resource or it will become _____________
NATURAL RESOURCES TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS: Hardins point can be applied to our modern commons, ___________ ________
SOLVE TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS: We can ________ environmental problems by planning by planning, organizing, considering the scientific evidence, and proposing a solution.
LAW OF SUPPLY AND DEMAND ECONOMICS AND THE ENVIRONMENT: The ___ __ ______ _____ _______ is a law of economics that states as the demand for a good or service increases, the value or the food or service also increases.
OIL ECONOMICS AND THE ENVIRONMENT: An example is the word ____ production.
HIGH ECONOMICS AND THE ENVIRONMENT: The cost of environmental solutions can be _____.
COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS ECONOMICS AND THE ENVIRONMENT: A ______ - ______ - _______ balances the cost of the action against the benefits one expects from it.
TAXPAYER ECONOMICS AND THE ENVIRONMENT: The results depend on who is doing the analysis. Often, environmental regulations are passed on to the consumers or __________.
RISK ECONOMICS AND THE ENVIRONMENT: One of the cost of any action is the _______ of an undesirable outcome.
RISK ASSESSMENT ECONOMICS AND THE ENVIRONMENT: _____ _________ is a tool that helps us create cost effective ways to protect our health and environment.
PUBLIC ECONOMICS AND THE ENVIRONMENT: To come up with an effective solution to an environmental problems and solution a society can make.
WEALTH RESOURCES DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: The unequal distribution of ________ and __________ around the world influence the environmental problems and solutions a society can make.
DEVELOPED DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: ___________ countries have higher income, slower population growth, diverse industrial economies, and stronger social support.
DEVELOPING DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: _______________ countries have lower average incomes, simple agriculture-based communities, and rapid population growth.
GROWING DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: The human population in some areas is ______________ too quickly for the local environment to support.
FASTER DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: People are using up, wasting, or polluting many natural resources _______ than they can be renewed, replaced, or cleaned up.
POPULATION DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: When the ____________ in a area grows rapidly, there may not be enough natural resources for everyone to live a healthy, productive life.
EXTINCTION DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: In severely over populated regions, forests are stripped bare , topsoil is exausted, and animals are driven to _____________
THREATS DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: In these areas, malnutrition, starvation, and disease can be constant _________
STARVING DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: In developing countries, millions of people are starving ___________
FASTEST DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: Yet these human populations tend to grow the _________.
PACE DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: Food production, eduction, and job creation cannot keep _____ with the population growth, so each person gets fewer resources as time goes by.
DEVELOPED DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: To support the higher quality of life, _________ countries are using much more of Earths resources.
75 20 DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: Developed nations use about __ percent of the worlds resources, although they make up only __ percent of the worlds population.
Created by: asimien907