Easter Island is an island off of the coast of South
America. A once thriving society, it collapsed due to environmental
mismanagement. Was their society sustainable? What could have been different?
What can we learn from this?
This is a great discussion, yes the increasing human
population and more “demands” on the environment lead to pressure to
support and them and this contributed to its downfall.
Class, what is a carrying capacity?
Do you feel Easter Islands population exceeded it’s carrying capacity?
the study of organisms and how they interact in the environment. There are many
things that can impact the organisms in the environments. Look around your area
and outline some ecological changes that may have resulted from environmental
issues. Are these positive changes or negative changes? What do you think?
A. XXX you have some very interesting observations
about the weather, spring, pollen, air quality and impacts on human health in
Class, what is smog? Is it experienced in the spring or in the summer? What
conditions make worsen smog in the atmosphere?
What makes the pollen count in Atlanta to be so high unlike many other cities?