Geography: Eastern Europe and Russia

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Geography: Eastern Europe and Russia
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Geography \"greenie\" Kyoto Protocol Kiev Resolution USSR Yugoslavia Ukrainian collectives etc etc
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  1. What are 4 of the affects of Chernobyl?
    • Birth Defects
    • Cancer
    • Soil Pollution
    • Water pollution
  2. What (5) factors are responsible for enviromental improvements in EE during the 1990s?
    • Collectives disbanded
    • Froeign investement
    • Industries closed
    • Many nations joining the EU
    • Collapse of the SU (Soviet Union)
  3. What (3 things) caused erosion in EE?
    • Deforestation
    • Farming
    • Overgrazing
  4. Water _______ presents the greatest problem for EE.
    Quality
  5. ____________ water use has increased in EE.
    Agricultural
  6. What (4) factors threaten EE's marine ecosystem?
    • Farming
    • Industry
    • Tourism
    • Transpotation
  7. What are the (3) major causes of air pollution in EE?
    • Energy
    • Industry
    • Transpotation
  8. What is EE's major priority?
    Economic developement
  9. What is EE's newest polluter?
    Cars
  10. What (2) factors hinder enviromental protection in EE?
    • Cost
    • Enforcement
  11. The _______ provides a land route between the Mediterranean and Black Seas.
    Balkans
  12. WWII ended which 3 empires?
    • Austo-Hungarian
    • Ottoman
    • Russian
  13. These 3 countries where formaly part of Yugoslavia:
    • Croatia
    • Macedonia
    • Serbia
  14. What ogranization did the Baltic nations create to preserve peace in the region?
    Baltbat
  15. What measures did the SU take to reduce its food shortage?
    It created Ukrainian farming collectives
  16. T/F: The end of the Cold War also brought and end to conflict in EE
    False!!
  17. What (4) problems affect the quality of EE's soil?
    • Landfills
    • Hazardous waste
    • Agricultural runoff
    • Irrigation
  18. What agreement has the goal of stopping loss of biodiversity?
    The Kiev Resolution
  19. These (4) factors hinder EE's efforts to improve water quality:
    • Raw water quality
    • Old sewer systems
    • Worm out water untilities
    • Lack of skilled workers
  20. What (3) factors endanger EE's marine ecosystem?
    • Eutrophication
    • Overfishing
    • Tourism
  21. What is the goal of the Kyoto Protocol?
    To reduce greenhouse gases
  22. What (4) steps must be taken to improve envirmomental quality in EE?
    • Data collection
    • Enforcement
    • International policy developement
    • Public awareness

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