How does ecosystem disruption affect humans?

The degradation of ecosystem services is harming many of the world’s poorest people and is sometimes the principal factor causing poverty. This is not to say that ecosystem changes such as increased food production have not also helped to lift hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. What will happen if life in an …

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What types of climates does Mexico have?

Mexico’s climate varies from arid to tropical, with a defined split. The Tropic of Cancer divides the country into two so one part is temperate and the other, tropical. Therefore, land to the north has cooler temperatures during the winter months while more southerly regions see temperatures remain constant year-round. What are 3 types of …

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Question: Is climate change a social science?

The social science achievement of understanding and responding to climate change is rooted in human behaviour – the drivers of greenhouse gas emissions, the climate impacts on people and ecosystems and how we react to these, and the evaluation of political and economic solutions. Is climate change social studies or science? Within the C3 Framework …

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How much does Australia spend on landfill?

The current landfill levies around Australia raise more than $1.2 billion per year. Of that, less than 20 per cent is hypothecated to recycling and waste management (on average). There is an immediate source of revenue to build infrastructure. How much goes to landfill in Australia? Australia generated 75.8 million tonnes of solid waste in …

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