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Environment

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Across
  1. 4. Nature exists for all species on earth, not just humans, and humans are equal to other species
  2. 5. the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat or ecosystem.
  3. 6. perspectives or views held by individuals re global environment based on values and assumptions
  4. 8. the ability of natural environments to absorb wastes and pollution
  5. 9. A term that typically describes a species that no longer has any known living individuals.
  6. 11. the envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another planet.
  7. 13. All the water on earth
  8. 15. the natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organism.
  9. 16. The cultural, recreational or psychological value of the environment for people
  10. 18. An increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes)
  11. 19. the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates.
  12. 21. hazardous waste causing danger from chemicals and infectious organisms
  13. 22. part of Earth in which life exists including land, water, and air or atmosphere
  14. 23. the action or fact of treating someone unfairly in order to benefit from their work.
  15. 24. supports life on earth without requing human action eg. decomposition
Down
  1. 1. Humans are superior and the most important species on earth
  2. 2. The environment's provision of raw materials and natural resources eg food
  3. 3. the solid, outer layer of the earth that consists of the crust and the rigid upper part of the mantle
  4. 7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
  5. 10. Worldview holding that we can manage the earth for our benefit but that we have an ethical responsibility to be caring and responsible managers, or stewards, of the earth.
  6. 12. Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
  7. 14. meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs
  8. 17. Release of harmful materials into the environment
  9. 20. Occurs when natural or human-induced processes decrease the future ability of land to support crops, livestock, or wild species.