150 word minimum for question #1 ONLY. Any materials used in answering the questions must be put in your own words and the reference(s) must be properly cited.
According to some scientists, in developing countries, the impact of human population growth can be related to many environmental problems. Soil erosion and loss of biodiversity due to people moving on to previously unfarmed land are very severe in many developing countries. Air pollution in the cities of many developing countries exceeds internationally recognized standards. Between the use of outdated technology and financial inability to maintain a well-tuned car, many automobiles in the developing world are severe polluters.
Water pollution is mainly a problem due to nutrient loading. The quantity of energy used per person in the developed world is small when compared to the quantity used per person in the under developed world.
Pretend you are a world top human population consultant and major city development planner. Undeveloped country, Country X, is under reform. Your job is to research Country X’s population and serve on a team to redevelop Country X’s most populated areas. Which of the above environmental problems would you address first? Why? Describe your plan.
100 word minimum for questions 2-7. Any materials used in answering the questions must be put in your own words and the reference(s) must be properly cited.
Describe the rabies experiment of Louis Pasteur discussed in the story. Research how Pasteur’s injections cured Andre. How do rabies immunizations work today?
Name three characteristics of viruses. Are viruses living or nonliving? Defend your answer.
List the three groups of archaebacteria. How are they different from bacteria? Which would most likely be found in a hot liquid with a pH of 3? Why?
Describe four pieces of evidence used to support the theory of evolution.
Explain the process by which moth species declined in England in the past decades? How did some species of moths increase at the same time?
Name the type of speciation that results when a species cannot mate due to a change in their use of a habitat. Explain how it results in speciation.