Biodiversity And The Effect Of Human Interaction

Biodiversity And The Effect Of Human Interaction
Biodiversity And The Effect Of Human Interaction
Quick questions
1 What is ‘biodiversity?
2 Which gases can cause acid rain?
3 What is ‘peat’ and why have peat bogs been destroyed?
4 What is ‘deforestation’ and why does it occur?
5 What is ‘global warming’?
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Exam-style questions
6 The human population is using more resources and causing more pollution.
6–1 Copy and complete Table 3 to give one way that each of air, land
and water can be polluted by humans. [3]
Area polluted Source of pollution
Air
Land
Water
Table 3
Biodiversity And The Effect Of Human Interaction
6–2 Give two reasons why humans are using more resources and
producing more waste. [2]
6–3 Explain why a greater biodiversity results in a more stable ecosystem. [2]
6–4 In the past, farmers used peat to produce compost that improves
the quality of soil, as peat was cheap and readily available.
Explain the advantages and disadvantages of using peat in this way. [6]
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7 Human activity can affect ecosystems.
Large scale deforestation has occurred in tropical areas. In Brazil
the percentage of land covered by forest decreased from 65.41%
in 1990 to 59.05% in 2015.
The land area of Brazil is 8.5millionkm2.
7–1 Calculate the area of forest lost in Brazil between 1990 and 2015. [2]
7–2 Give two reasons why large scale deforestation has occurred in
tropical areas. [2]
7–3 Describe two possible effects of global warming. [2]
7–4 Explain how human activities, other than deforestation, can
increase the proportion of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. [3]
7–5 Explain how increasing the proportion of greenhouse gases in the
atmosphere can lead to global warming. [3]
7–6 Reducing deforestation and carbon dioxide emissions is one
way of reducing the negative effects that humans can have on
ecosystems and biodiversity.
Describe three other ways of reducing the negative effects of
humans on ecosystems and biodiversity.
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