Unit 5 - Land & Water Use
Topics in this unit include, but are not limited to: The Tragedy of the Commons, clearcutting, the green revolution, impacts of agricultural practices, irrigation methods, pest control methods, meat production methods, impacts of overfishing, impacts of mining, impacts of urbanization, ecological footprints, and sustainability (methods to reduce urban runoff, integrated pest management, sustainable agriculture, aquaculture, sustainable forestry).
Although information students are responsible for may go beyond what's included in the textbook, information from the following textbook pages correspond to this unit: 13-14, 226-230, 246-253, 262-264, 268-276,
284-303. Be sure to use the syllabus to focus your study.