As global population grows it puts pressure on the environment leading to water shortages and pollution, deforestation and famine. Responsible management strategies can reduce human resource abuse.
Whereabouts is the tundra located?
North America, South America and Northern Europe
North America, Northern Europe and Northern Asia
North America, Northern Asia and Southern Europe
How is the tundra climate described?
Low temperatures, low precipitation and a large temperature range
Low temperatures, low precipitation and a small temperature range
Low temperatures, high precipitation and a large temperature range
What is permafrost?
When the ground is covered in frost during winter
When there is permanently frost on the ground
When the soil is permanently frozen
What way is the tundra not being misused?
Which of these developments have not affected the people in the tundra?
The traditional way of life has been lost due to new employment opportunities
Food sources have been poisoned by pesticides
Illegal hunting and fishing provide Inuit people with food supplies
How has degradation not affected the environment in the tundra?
Polar ice caps are melting because of global warming
Pesticides increase food sources for animals
Oil spills have caused serious water pollution
Whereabouts is the equatorial rainforest climate located?
Central America, South America and South-East Asia
Central America, Central Africa and Antarctica
South-East Asia, Europe and Central Africa
How is the equatorial rainforest climate described?
High temperatures, high rainfall and large temperature range
High temperatures, high rainfall and small temperature range
High temperatures, low rainfall and small temperature range
What ways is the rainforest not being misused?
Logging and mining
Scientific and medical research
Cattle ranching and hydro-electric power
How is the rainforest not being managed to minimise the effects of environmental degradation?
Sustainable forestry schemes