Quiz 2

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Ecosystem Services

As the largest tract of tropical rainforest in the Americas, the Amazonian rainforests have unparalleled biodiversity and provide a magnitude of services. Timber harvest and deforestation is one of the biggest threats to the Amazon rainforests.
In this specific context, which of the following statements is true with regard to timber?
Timber is an environmental good and exists in relatively fixed quantities.
Timber is an environmental service and quantity is renewed over time.
Timber is neither an environmental good nor a service.
A forest provides ecosystem services.
What do you think might be ecosystem services that the Amazon rainforests provide?
Climate regulation
Water purification
Air quality regulation
Within the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, ecosystem services are classified as provisioning, regulation, cultural, and supporting. Out of the ecosystem services obtained from ecosystems of the Amazon rainforests, which is not considered a provisioning service?
Out of the ecosystem services obtained from ecosystems of the Amazon rainforests, which is not considered a provisioning service?
Food
Fresh Water
Water Purification
Land has stakeholders, so has land degradation.    
Which groups are considered in the multi-stakeholder approach with regard to land degradation?
Only people that are directly affected by the present state of a piece of land.
All groups of people that are directly or indirectly affected by the present and future state of a piece of land.
All groups in society.
Many people are effected by land degradation in a rain forest.  
Within the multi-stakeholder approach: Which group would be considered affected by degradation of the rainforests?
Small farmers
Logging enterprises
Industrial cattle ranching