Is there a way to measure quantitatively the environmental impact of a human project on the biocenosis – Química 10º

The teacher reads the introduction to the students, and shows the video to them. Then, he/she listens to the questions and ideas of the students regarding the subject, and explains it briefly. In Colombia, there are 751 species in danger of extinction. For many of them, this is due to the modification of their habitat, which is a consequence of the development of many projects that did not evaluate the damage they would cause to the environment. Is it possible to measure the scale of the environmental impact of a project before it is carried out? Watch the following video, which will help you reflect upon this question and understand what this learning object is about:

Sociedad Nacional de Minería, Petróleo y Energía (2014). Ese Yepez sí tiene escuela – “Estudio de Impacto Ambiental”. Retrieved from: