What Kind Of Eco-nerd Are You?

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What Kind Of Eco-nerd Are You?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of the following facts most worries you personally:
    • A. 

      The warming of the planet is accelerating, and may be near a point of no return

    • B. 

      Every day we are exposed to hundreds of untested chemicals, many of which have been found to cause cancer, birth defects and other illnesses.

    • C. 

      The oceans, once thought limitless, are dying under the stress of pollution and over-extinction

    • D. 

      We have triggered a wave of wildlife and plant extinctions on a scale not seen since the dinosaurs disappeared millions of years ago.

    • E. 

      The average American household has the TV on nearly 60 hours per week.

  • 2. 
    Which ONE of the following (hypothetical) PBS specials would you be most likely to watch:
    • A. 

      A special on the migration of monarch butterflies and the threats to their survival

    • B. 

      A close look on the international politics of climate change

    • C. 

      An expose on the chemical industry’s suppression of evidence of Bisphenol A

    • D. 

      A special on how overfishing is straining our marine ecosystems.

    • E. 

      Downton Abbey: Behind the Scenes

  • 3. 
    If you could choose ONE of the following dream vacations, which would you choose:
    • A. 

      Go on a Polar Bear Safari in Manitoba, Canada

    • B. 

      Dive or snorkel on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef with a marine biologist

    • C. 

      Go on an African wildlife safari with an elephant

    • D. 

      Visit mountain lakes in the Rockies with an ecologist to assess the effects of toxic pollution on frogs and other amphibians

    • E. 

      A week in a beach cottage with a good book and close family & friends

  • 4. 
    If you woke up one day and found yourself back in high school, which of the following subjects would you be most likely to enjoy:
    • A. 

      Chemistry

    • B. 

      Biology

    • C. 

      Oceanography

    • D. 

      Wildlife Ecology

    • E. 

      Creative Writing

  • 5. 
    If you could choose one wallpaper for your computer or cell phone, which of the following would you be most likely to select?
    • A. 

      A sea turtle frolicking above a coral reef

    • B. 

      A mountain lion drinking at a beautiful alpine stream

    • C. 

      A gorgeous shot of children playing together outside

    • D. 

      A polar bear and cubs

    • E. 

      A family picture during a camping trip