How can ecosystems be managed sustainably Flashcards

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Name way an ecosystem can be managed sustainably

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  • national parks
  • Ecotourism
  • Magic stones
  • wildlife corridor
  • SSSI
  • offshore windfarms
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pros of fertilisers

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produce a higher crop yield

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cons of fertilisers

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can cause eutrophication

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what is eutrophication

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excess growth growth of Algae

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cons of dams

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  • can cause flooding which causes anaerobic respiration which produces methane
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Ecotourism

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promotion of tourism which encourages a small carbon footprint and
benefits the local community and environment.

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Magic stones

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used in areas with less rainfall. The stones are placed along contour
lines in order to prevent the washing away of the top soil and promote infiltration. This will
decrease overland flow and increase the productivity of the land

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Productivity:

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Land is able to produce a greater yield.

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