Natural Systems Under Stress - Plan B 3.0 Chapter 5
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By AndrewBrinker | Last updated: Jan 21, 2013
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A quiz over chapter 5 from Plan B 3. 0 by Lester Brown. This is a homework assignment for AP Environmental Science at Paschal High School. It must be completed by Sunday November 28th at 10pm.
Questions and Answers
What small country of 2 million people is embedded within South Africa?(pg 86 - spelling counts!)
Why did Thailand announce a nationwide ban on tree cutting in 1989?
Due to a shortage of trees
Severe Flooding and heavy loss of life in landslides
Reduced crop harvest
Because of species loss
At the biginning of the twentieth century, the eath's forested area was estimated at 5 billion hectares. since then it has shrunk to just under ___ billion hectares.
How many acres are in a hectare?
How big is a hectare?
10,000 square meters
1,000 square meters
100 square meters
100,000 square meters
Mongolia imports ____ percent of their wheat
_______________________ - land that is too dry, too steeply sloping, or not fertile enough to sustain crop production. (Spell correctly!)(found in section: From Grassland to Desert)
Who is the head of Iran's Anti-Desertification Organization? (Spelling counts!)
In the section (Advancing Deserts)Over the last half-century, some _______________ villages in northern and western China have been entirely or partly abandoned as a result of being overrun by drifting sand.
In 2003 a landmark study by a Canadian-German research team pulbished in Nature (a highly respected journal) concluded that ______ opercent of the large fish in the oceans had disappeared over the last 50 years.
Approximatley ____ percent of the coreal reefs in the Caribbean ocean are threatened by pollution from cruise ship discharges.
In 2006 the US experienced a major decline in its principal pollinator - which is a type of
The leatherback turtle, one of the most ancient animals, which can reach a weight of 360 kilograms (which is how many pounds???) has dropped in population from 115,000 in 1982 to ___________ in 1996
The ________________ is a Europe-sized savanna-like region south of the Amazon basin.
Introduced or alien species are implicated in ___ percent of all the plants listings on the IUCN Red List.
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