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Evaluate at least two strategies for promoting positive environmental behavior.
· Explain how positive and negative consequences can increase pro-environmental behavior. Provide examples.
· Describe at least one positive and one negative example of how technological advances have impacted the environment.
· Assess the influence of environmental policies.
Technology in the environment
Acidic and basic levels of water and soil samples
Afforestation – transplanting of trees and shrubs, and planting new ones.
San Julian, Gary J., 1987, http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1052&context=ewdcc3
“AJELP” (2013) Retrieved from: http://www.ajelp.com/articles/environmental-tax-policy/
“eHow” (2013) Retrieved from: http://www.ehow.com/info_8062811_environmentally-friendly-energy-sources.html
“EPA” (2013) Retrieved from: http://epa.gov/oar/caa/caa_history.html
“Answers” (2013) Retrieved from: http://www.answers.com/T/Afforestation
“Environment Arizona Center” (2013) Retrieved from: http://environmentarizonacenter.org/results/azc/no-new-toxic-mining-near-grand-canyon
“Youtube” (2013) Retrieved from: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=BYwZiiORYG8#at=41
Urbanization escalates, the U.S is becoming nonfarmers and suburban residents.
Population has migrated into near cities and surrounding agricultural
About 1.5 million acres are destroyed to housing development
By 2030 it's estimated that it will double
Nuclear energy – dumping of waste poisons the land and water
Dumping of old technology leaks lead, mercury, and lithium
Cars - Oil spills, air pollution
Coal plants – air pollution
Electrical plants – consume water
National Parks (Free)
Building a greener America – environmental friendly energy: wind, solar, geothermal, hydroelectric
Air Pollution Control Act (1955)
Clean Air Act (1963)
Air Quality Act (1967)
Clean Air Act (1970) – Amendments in 1977 and 1990
State Parks (Fees) – no fires
No-burn laws (hot months)
No new mining (uranium) near the Grand Canyon for 20 years
strategies for promoting positive environmental behavior.
Promoting & Building more wildlife habitats around "Urban" areas
Stop Cutting Down Forest's, instead fix the CURRENT homes & Developments that are NOT occupied
Explain how positive and negative consequences can increase pro-environmental behavior. Provide examples.
Less Animals will be going into People's Home's and Business areas.
They will know they have a "Safe" ZONE
In order to make "Habitat's we may have to Build a litte
Poacher's & Hunters may NOT listen to any laws put in place