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Define natural capital. Define natural resources and distinguish among inexhaustible, renewable, and nonrenewable (exhaustible) resources. What is a sustainable yield? Define ecosystem services and give two examples. Give three examples of how we are degrading natural capital. Explain how finding solutions to environmental problems involves making trade-offs. Explain why individuals matter in dealing with the environmental problems we face. What are three economic, political, and ethical principles of sustainability? What is full-cost pricing and why is it important? Describe the role of Janine Benyus in promoting the important and growing field of biomimicry.

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Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Environmental Science (MindTap Cou...

16th Edition
G. Tyler Miller + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337569613

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Define natural capital. Define natural resources and distinguish among inexhaustible, renewable, and nonrenewable (exhaustible) resources. What is a sustainable yield? Define ecosystem services and give two examples. Give three examples of how we are degrading natural capital. Explain how finding solutions to environmental problems involves making trade-offs. Explain why individuals matter in dealing with the environmental problems we face. What are three economic, political, and ethical principles of sustainability? What is full-cost pricing and why is it important? Describe the role of Janine Benyus in promoting the important and growing field of biomimicry.

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