- Write 2-paragraph answers to the following questions:
- Explain why you support or oppose greatly increased use of (a) genetically modified food, and (b) organic polyculture.
- What is the difference between the National Parks System and the National Wilderness System?
- If we fail to protect a much larger percentage of the world’s remaining old-growth forests and tropical rain forests, describe three harmful effects that this failure is likely to have on any children and grandchildren you might have.
- Write a page essay answering the following question: In the early 1990s, Miguel Sanchez, a subsistence farmer in Costa Rica, was offered $600,000 by a hotel developer for a piece of land that he and his family had been using sustainably for many years. The land, which contained an old-growth rain forest and a black sand beach, was surrounded by an area under rapid development. Sanchez refused the offer. What would you have done if you were in Miguel Sanchez’s position? Explain your decision.
- Write 2-3 paragraphs for each question.
- Cite minimum of one other credible research source and/or case study for each question.
- Use APA Style for in-text citations, and references
1.Explain why you are for or against: (a) raising the price of water while providing lower lifeline rates for the poor and lower middle class, (b) withdrawing government subsidies that provide farmers with water at low cost, and (c) providing government subsidies to farmers for improving irrigation efficiency.