To complete this Discussion Board assignment, review the occurrences at Easter Island, and use this situation as a case study of poor stewardship that resulted in lack of sustainability. A discussion of Easter Island may be found in Unit 5 section of the Interactive Learning Materials area of the classroom.
How can human societies use the concepts of stewardship and sustainability to manage natural resources? Give 2 examples. Explain how this might be done.
Read the article in the Web Resources by Rhett Butler, Deforestation in the Amazon.
· Do you feel that good stewardship and sustainable use of resources are being practiced?
· Why or why not?
· What suggestions would you make for sustainable use of resources in the Amazon?
· Explain your thinking.