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Principles of Environmental Science Study Set 2

Geology/Geography/Oceanography/Atmospheric Sciences

Quiz 6 :

Environmental Conservation: Forests,grasslands,parks,and Nature Preserves

Quiz 6 :

Environmental Conservation: Forests,grasslands,parks,and Nature Preserves

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Economically,monoculture forestry is advantageous for the loggers because
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A

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Knowing that there are many endangered species found in the old growth forests of the United States,what might you expect remains today of all the old growth forests that stood in the United States before European settlement?
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E

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The first symptom of range overgrazing is usually
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E

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________ are a proposed solution to enhance species survival by effectively creating a large preserve from several smaller ones.
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The primary aim of the U.S.Forest Service has historically been to provide ________ based on Pinchot's philosophy of ________.
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Most public rangelands are in poor condition due to
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Most commercial loggers prefer "clear-cut" harvesting because it
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The causes of deforestation include the following factors,except
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Annually,the Forest Service ________ on timber sales mainly because of the emphasis on ________.
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Since tropical forests typically have only a few commercially valuable trees per acre,logging operations
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Old-growth forests are notable for containing species that
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Seasonal migration allows grazing livestock to
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The highest rate of forest loss occurs in
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National parks are an important part of our heritage,
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The IUCN world conservation strategy is directed at protecting
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Monetary inputs to local economies due to the presence of parks and reserves is
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In general,the global range of world deserts are
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Over the past decade,the number of park visitors has ________ and park budgets have ________.
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Although most of the world's forests are shrinking,biologists are especially concerned about tropical forest loss because
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The most sustainable land use in tropical forests is probably
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