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Environmental Concepts

Environmental Concepts

Author: Paul Hannan
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This lesson will define ecology, natural environment, ecosystem, and environmental deficit, while delineating the formula for calculating human impact on the environment.

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Terms to Know
Ecology

The study of systemic interactions within the environment.

Ecosystem

The natural interactions of organisms within an environment.

Environmental Deficit

The idea that humans are causing lasting damage to the natural world, we're taking more than we're giving.

I-PAT

An equation that attempts to explain how much of an impact a population has on the environment.

Natural Environment

The material reality of the natural world found on the Earth's surface and atmosphere.