Short Essay Questions

1. Discuss how the Urbanization (moving towards cities) trend has negative and positive aspects for development and population control.  One page enough

 

2. In Ecosystems, energy flows while nutrients are cycled. What are the major human impacts on the carbon, phosphorus, and nitrogen cycles? Give examples. One page enough

 

3. When Discussing Biodiversity and the causes of its decline: What do the letters HIPPO stand for? Give an example of each. One page enough

 

4. Describe the differences between subsistence and modern agriculture. What are the major components of the agricultural revolution? What are the environmental costs and concerns of each? One page enough