Living Environment Regents January 2008 Question 27
Tuesday, 21 April 2009 12:18
Option 1 – decrease available habitats
Industrialization leads to increase in pollution, hence increasing global warming.
Industrialization is one of the parts in an ecosystem but, is not an element of stabilization.
Industrialization alone cannot lead to an increase in the carrying capacity of a native species in an ecosystem.
Carrying capacity refers to the number of individuals who can be supported in a given area within natural resource limits, and without degrading the natural social, cultural and economic environment for present and future generation
Living Environment Regents January 2008 Question 29
Tuesday, 21 April 2009 12:34
Option 3 – Development of equipment that uses solar energy to charge batteries
Sun light is the best natural resource that is converted into electricity. Rather than using expensive natural gas, oil, coal or wood for meeting energy requirements, you can save on a huge amount of money and electricity by utilizing the renewable solar energy.
Some of the environmental benefits resulting by the use of solar energy are
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