A) the sun beating down on a rain forest
B) plants, such as bamboo and rice, growing in moist environments
C) oil reserves, buried deep below the surface of the ground
D) water flowing through a dam
A) frequent stops by whalers seeking food and water.
B) a series of severe storms that destroyed forests and homes.
C) the invasion of the islands by goats and sheep after English sailors arrived.
D) poor environmental planning by the native people.
A) at least 30 developing countries will move into the developed category.
B) more than 400 million people will be lifted out of extreme poverty.
C) the population of the world will stop increasing.
D) people in the developing world will all have basic medical coverage.
A) the adoption of democratic forms of government in developing countries.
B) industrialized countries increasing shipments of food supplies to developing countries.
C) industrialized countries harvesting more natural resources in developing countries.
D) stabilizing population growth in developing countries.
A) transmitting visible light and absorbing infrared radiation.
B) transmitting infrared radiation and absorbing visible light.
C) transmitting infrared radiation and visible light.
D) absorbing infrared radiation and visible light.
A) increasing levels of ultraviolet radiation as the ozone layer was destroyed.
B) global climate change illustrated by the worldwide decline of thousands of glaciers.
C) widespread and easily detected water and air pollution.
D) thousands of nuclear power plants that spread radiation across the globe.
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