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EnvSci JEOPARDY biodiversityenergy sources waste green stuff laws, acts, etc. energy conservation
Group of organisms that has the greatest number of species
Remains of organisms that lived long ago
Material that can be broken down by living things into simpler compounds
Technology that supplements a gasoline engine in automobiles with an electric motor
Designed to protect plant and animal species
Name one alternative energy source
Main cause of species extinction today
Name one component of an electric power plant
The main source of solid waste in the US (municipal waste is only 2%)
Feature in a green home that conserves energy
Gives the EPA the right to sue owners of hazardous waste sites
Name one step you can take to conserve energy
The fossil fuel most widely used in the world (and the US)
One way to manage hazardous waste
An important feature of a green landscape
Main accomplishment of this treaty was stopping the slaughter of African elephants
Energy stored in the organic matter of plants or plant products
A species that is not native to a particular region
Nuclear process that generates heat in a nuclear power plant
Component of a modern landfill
Energy-saving fuel that can be used by cars with diesel engines
Name one provision of the Endangered Species Act
Nonpolluting fuel based on the most plentiful substance on Earth
L-dopa, a medicine derived from the velvet bean, is used to treat this disease
Energy source that utilizes the heat from inside the Earth
Method of hazardous waste disposal that pumps waste deep into the ground
Name of the star of Soylent Green
Encourages wealthy countries to give money to poorer countries to protect valuable species
Country that uses alcohol / gasoline blends the most
Endangered Species Act
wind, solar, etc.
--combustion chamber --turbine --generator
natural light, insulation, etc.
walk, carpool, turn off unnecessary lights, etc.
--produce less --reuse --convert --incinerate
native plants, low maintenance, etc.
exotic / invasive / non-native species
--liner --leachate storage --methane probe
--compile list --no catching or killing --no projects --prepare plan savanna
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