BAM 105 Environmental Science – Written Assignment for Unit 2

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Environmental Science – Written Assignment for Unit Two

Begin each written assignment by identifying the question number you are answering followed by the actual question itself (in bold type).

Use a standard essay format for responses to all questions (i.e. an introduction, middle paragraphs and conclusion). Responses must be submitted as a MS Word Document only, typed double-spaced, using a standard font (i.e. Times New Roman) and 12 point type size.

200 – 250 words or 1 – 2 pages.

All work must be free of any form of plagiarism. Put written answers into your own words. Do not simply cut and paste your answers from the Internet and do not copy your answers from the textbook. Be sure to refer to the course Syllabus for more details on plagiarism and proper citation styles.

Please answer ONE of the following:

1. Please explain, in your own words, six factors that influence birth rates in poor countries.

2. Please explain, in your own words, the effect of deforestation on the water cycle.

3. Please describe desertification in your own words.

4. Please contrast subsistence agriculture and industrial-style animal farming.