ECO-CLUB

LOCKDOWN QUIZ

WEEK 4

  ANSWERS_

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1

There are many examples of fractals in nature - Snow flakes, Trees, River Deltas, Romanesco Broccoli + more.

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2

Photodegradation is the alteration of materials by light. Typically, the term refers to the combined action of sunlight and air. Though photodegradation does eventually degrade plastic, this is a very slow and inefficient process.

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3

Snow is 90-95% trapped air - it’s a great insulator, which is why some animals burrow deep into the snow during winter in order to hibernate.

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4

A staggering 30 percent of our food is currently wasted.

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5

The UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 1 – 12 November 2021. All countries will submit their long-term goals to address the global climate emergency.

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6

The reservoir on Minchinhampton common (yes, really!)

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7

To 'leave no footprints' means to do / see / experience something without adversely impacting it. As we seek to get closer to nature, it is imperative we don't cause harm to it, or change it.