MGC1 - Principles of Management - WGU

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carrying capacity

the ability of a finite resource to sustain a population

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conservation

an environmental philosophy that seeks to avoid waste, promote the rational and efficient use of natural resources, and maximize long-term yields, especially of renewable resources

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environmental movement

an environmental philosophy postulating that the unintended negative effects of human economic activites on the environment are often greater than the benefits, and that nature should be preserved

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tragedy of the commons

the environmental destruction that results as individuals and businesses consume finite resources (the "commons") to serve their short-term interests without regard for the long-term consequences