Directions(1 to 10):New technology has led directly to (1) standards of
living, yet science tends to follow market forces as
well as to (2) them. It is not surprising that the rich
get richer in a continuing cycle of (3)while the poorest
are often left behind. A special (4) should be made by
the powerhouses of world science to address the
unmet challenges of the poor. Ending (5) poverty can
relieve many of the pressures on the environment.
When impoverished households are (6)(7) on their
farms, for example, they face less pressure to cut down
neighbouring forests in (8) of new farmland. Still, even
as extreme poverty ends, we must not fuel prosperity
with a lack of (9) for industrial pollution and the (10)
burning of fossil fuels.