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Flashcards in Sustainability Deck (5)
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1

What are the 3 Rs

reduce
recycle
reuse

2

Sustainability is the use of _____ at a rate that allows natural _____ and minimises ____ to the environment.

global resources
regeneration
damage

3

What are the sustainable targets for the millennium?

- Reverse loss of forests
- Halve the proportion without improved drinking water in both urban and rural areas
- Improve the lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers by 2020

4

What is ecological footprint increased by?

- greater reliance on fossil fuels
- increased use of technology/energy
- a meat-rich diet
- population growth
- high level of imported resources (Bermuda)

5

Food miles refers to the ____ food is _____ from the time of its ___ until it reaches the _____.

distance
transported
production
consumer