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1

How much does carbon dioxide contribute

60%

2

What are the 5 greenhouse gases

Carbon dioxide,methane, CFC's, ozone, nitrous oxide

3

Which gas contributes the most

Carbon dioxide

4

Which gas contributes the least

Nitrous oxide

5

Give three ways we can reduce our impact

Use alternate energy techniques cut back on our carbon production and new ways to run cars

6

Define renewable resources

Any resources that can be replenished naturally over time

7

Define non renewable resources

Any resources that when they are used up they are gone forever

8

How many square km of land do we have in Canada

9 971 000

9

How many km of coastlines in Canada

202 000 km

10

Industries that take raw materials from the natural environment are called

Primary industries

11

Another name for primary industries is

Extractive industries

12

The process of turning primary goods into a more finished state is known as what?

Secondary industries

13

What are some examples of primary industries

Fishing, agriculture/ mining, forestry

14

What are some examples of primary industries

Manufacturing construction utilities

15

Providing a wide range of services that support pl and sl are known as what

Teritiary industries

16

What are some examples of teritery industries

Government education health and social services

17

Primary industries make up for what % of the work force

4.1%

18

Secondary industries make up for what % of the work force

20.7%

19

Teritery industries make up for what % of the work force

75.2%

20

Defin sustainable development

Meets the need of the present without compromising the future

21

Define stewardship

The carful and responsible management of something entrusted in ones care

22

Which country has the largest ecological footprint

China

23

Canada has

The highest/ greatest ecological capacity, deficit, credit

24

How many h of land is Canada above the worlds average

12.88