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AP Themes
Science is a Process
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Solutions to environmental problems involve
trade-offs.
Problems change as environmental
perspectives change.
Habitat restoration
Energy conversions underlie all
ecological processes.
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Renewable energy sources
Recycling
Resource recovery and management
Food web
Trophic pyramid
The Earth is one interconnected
system.
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Management of nature has unintended
consequences.
Resource management
Waste management
Humans alter natural systems.
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Ecological footprint
Technology has impacted natural systems.
Technology can solve environmental
problems.
Humans cause natural capital
degradation.
STUFF
Habitat restoration
Environmental problems have a social
and cultural context.
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Pesticide use
Organic farming
Poverty
Changes in environmental
attitudes and practices
Human survival depends on
sustainability.
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Reliance on solar energy
Biodiversity
Nutrient Cycling
Population control