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Environmental Science Study Set 3

Environmental Science

Quiz 2 :

Environmental Ethics

Quiz 2 :

Environmental Ethics

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A position that forests should be managed for the lumber that can be obtained from them is an example of
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Which naturalist was fascinated by the countryside around Concord,Massachusetts and wrote of his experiences living close with nature?
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A

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Which one of the following choices involves an ethical decision?
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C

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Much of the credit for increases in "faith-based" environmentalism can go to the:
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What is the name of the theory which suggests that the environment has direct rights and qualifies for moral personhood?
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In 1994,delegates from around the world gathered for the Conference on Population and Development.Representatives from developing countries protested that
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Which of the following books cites the danger of pesticides to food,wildlife,and humans?
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Which of the following best matches the description? -Author of Walden,which describes a year in which he lived in direct contact with nature.
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What percent of the earth's water is undrinkable?
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To get around the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 many oil carriers
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Sustainable development is often defined as "meeting the needs of current generations without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs." Sustainable development is much like:
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Biocentrism and ecocentrism differ in that
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When making ethical decisions about environmental issues it is important to
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Which of the following best matches the description? -Believed that "wilderness mirrors divinity,nourishes humanity,and vivifies the spirit."
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Which naturalist stated that regulated hunting can maintain a proper balance of wildlife?
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Which of the following best matches the description? -Predominant feeling of a culture concerning ethical issues.
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Who was NOT a notable 19th century conservationist philosopher?
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Which of the following pairs of approaches to environmental ethics is logically consistent?
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World food production has doubled in the last 40 years because of
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Industries pollute because
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