Changing Rural Environments

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  • Pressures on the rural urban fringe
    • Retail Outlets
      • Bluewater Park
    • Commuter Towns
      • Charlgrove, Oxfordshire
  • Geography - Unit 2
    • Changing Rural Environments
      • Pressures on the rural urban fringe
        • Retail Outlets
          • Bluewater Park
        • Commuter Towns
          • Charlgrove, Oxfordshire
      • How Can Rural Living Be Made Sustainable?
        • Government  And EU Schemes
          • Environmental Stewardship Scheme
          • Rural Development Programmes
          • Rural Transport Parnership
          • Village Shop Development Scheme
          • Rural Challenge
          • Objective 1
      • UK Commercial Farming
        • Lynford House  Farm, Cambridgeshire
      • Commercial Crop Farming
        • East Anglia
      • UK Agribusiness
      • Rural Change In The Amazon
        • Advantages
          • Timber & minerals - money for projects
          • TNC's bring expertise to country - new skills learned
          • Jobs and income for locals
          • Infrastructure improved - provide access to sites
        • Disadvantages
          • Local people thrown off land they use for farming
          • Businesses owned by TNC's - profits go abroad
          • Senior workers brought from outside - locals low paid
          • New roads and railways cut through rainforest - soil erosiion
      • Appropriate Technology
        • Affordable
        • Maintained by locals
        • Use in area they live in
        • Repair - need tools and knowledge
        • Fuel -  inaccessable and too expensive
        • Need training

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