Chose 1 of the 4 characteristics of a sustainable ecosystem below, and explain how 1) industrial agriculture violates the characteristic, and 2) how the duck/rice farm demonstrates the characteristic. Be thorough in your responses.
I choose C.
A: Relies on renewable energy (Are any non-renewable energy sources used? If so, what are they?)
B: Uses matter sustainably (Where do the plants’ nutrients come from?)
C: Has sustainable population control (How are pests controlled?)
D: Relies on biodiversity (How biodiverse is each system?)