RNR final

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RNR final
2010-12-08 08:01:10
RNR living environment

questiosn from the book chapter 25
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  1. What is an enviromental worldview?
    Hoe people think the world works and what they believe their role in the world should be
  2. What are environmental ethics?
    what one believes about what is right and what is wrong in our behavior toward the enviroment
  3. what is planetary management view
    a human centered worldview that beleives human are the most important and dominate species and should manage the earth mostly for our own benfit
  4. what is stewdship view
    human-centered enviormental world vew that assumes that we have an ethical responsibility to be caring and responsible managers or stewards of the earth
  5. what is enviromental wisdom view
    an earth centered worldview that believes we are part of-not apart from our community of life and the ecological processes taht sustain all life
  6. what is deep ecology view
    earth-centered enviormental world view consists of eight premises developed in 1972 by Norwegian philosopher Arne Naess in conjunction with George Sessions
  7. what is expontential growth?
  8. define enviroment distinguish among enviromental science, ecology and enviromentalism
  9. distinguish between an organism and a species
  10. explain terms natral capital, natural resources, natural services, solar capital and natural capital degradation
  11. what is nutrient cycling and why is it important
  12. list 8 goals for a person seekign enviromental literacy
  13. list four questions that lie at the heart of enviromental literacy
  14. list threee ways in which we can learn from the earth
  15. what does it mean to find a sense of place
  16. what is sustainability, if not all about sustaining resources for human use?
  17. list six guidelines for achieving more sustainable and compassionate societies
  18. describe the relationship between owning things and being happy
  19. what is voluntary simplicity?
  20. what are three examples of basic needs?
  21. what are five examples of more qualitive needs?
  22. list a dozen steps that are among the important steps that can be taken to make the transition to a more sustainable societie
  23. describe three traps taht lead to denial, indifference, and inaction concering the enviormental problems we face
  24. what are the four basic principles of the Earth Charter?
  25. What role might religion play in making the transition to more sustainable socities?
  26. List seven componets of the environmental or sustainablility revolution
  27. Describe connecgtions between Biosphere 2 (core case study), the transition to more enviromentailly sustainable societes, and the four scientific principles of sustainability