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REM 100 Study Guide - Final Guide: Ecosystem Services, Externality, Industrial Revolution

Resource & Environmtl Mgmt
Course Code
REM 100
Steve Conrad
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REM 100 nal jeopardy
These are the benets that people obtain from ecosystems
-Ecosystem services
A person makes a choice that aects other people that are not
accounted for in the market price. For instant, a rm emitting pollution
will typically not take into account the costs that its pollution imposes
on others.
-Negative externality  a third party that is receiving negative
The ecosystem, species and genetic variety of life in all its forms,
levels and combinations
This form of environmental management is the most conservative
when there are unknown ecosystem thresholds and has been used in
the Species at Risk Act.
-Precautionary approach
List 4 factors that led to the Great Transformation.
-Development of industry, switching to fossil fuels, democracy,
switching to greater urban population, machines replacing human
labour. (factors within industrial revolution)
This ideology avoids utilitarian environmentalism, and hold that
humankind is an integral part of the earth, environment and
The adage that describes local mitigation measures used to improve
local air quality by using tall smoking stacks to disperse coal smoke.
-“Solution to pollution is dilution
An approach/world view for protecting resources by harvesting them at
a rate at which they can be replenished, e.g., sustainable yield of a
single species within a system.
Provisioning, regulating, cultural, supporting are examples of these.
- ecosystem services (these are the four catergories)
the acid rain problem in Europe and north America is a good example
of this market failure.
-negative trans boundary externality/Negative Global externality
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