People and the Planet

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Population dynamics

Increased population (China)

why:

  • build a bigger army 

Anti-natalist policy:

  • one child policy

Effects of the policy:

  • unbalanced population
  • demand on living space
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Population dynamics

Decreased population (Japan)

Why:

  • Women are more career focused and dont have children
  • Againg population, people are living longer (increase in pensions)
  • People are getting married later in life

Increasing and migration (mexico)


  • large youthful population 
  • low death rate
  • Abortion has beeen legalised

Migrate to the USA illegally:

  • better jobs
  • better lifestyle
  • safe

USA try to limit migration

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Population dynamics

Pro-Natalist Policy (Sweden)

  • Paternal leave (13 months)
  • Speed premium (money if age gap between children is less than 30 months)
  • Cash child (£900 per child)
  • sick child care (120 days off work to care for child when ill)
  • All day child care and schooling
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Population dynamics

Imigration policies

Russia- Decreasing population

  • cash insetives to get previous Russian citizens back
  • encouragement for migrant workers (highly skilled jobs)
  • 2007 migrant worker encouragment

UK- balanced population

  • Points system (gain points to get a visa)
  • to gain a visa they must be English speaking, Highly skilled


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Consuming Resources

Hydroelectric-power (Peru)

Positives:

  • More jobs
  • more electricty
  • easy to maintain
  • intermidate technology (learnt by themselves)
  • Study resources (computers in schools)
  • Medicanes are stored in fridges

Negatives:

  • Reliant on hydro-power and water
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Consuming Resources

Biogas (India)

Positives:

  • Efficent
  • Use's left over food 
  • Reduces waste
  • Cheap
  • used as a fertiliser (put back into environment)
  • Easy to use

Negatives:

  • Reliant on the gas and food

SUSTAINABLE

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Consuming Resources

Food security (Abu Dhabi)

Oil is a non-rewable resource

Abu Dhabi lack in water and have high temperatures which leads to famine

  • Air conditioning at bus stops (uses electricty which consumes oil)
  • encourages use of public transport

Food security: 

  • Farms bought in Africa
  • food imported from Africa

Future:

  • Oil will run out
  • Disalineration plants
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Consuming Resources

Mathus: (NEGATIVE)

  • Population exceeds resources
  • Reach natural check points (war, famine)

Boserup (POSITIVE):

  • Technology will increase knowledge 
  • Alternative resource will be found
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Living spaces

Emotional attatchment:

  • Friends 
  • Family 

Functional attatchment:

  • Work
  • Cheap
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Living spaces

Worst living spaces

Magadishu: (political)

  • No goverment
  • demolished buildings
  • unsafe 
  • war

Detroit: (economic)

  • 50% unemployment
  • 50% population decrease
  • abandoned buildings
  • drug trafficing

Goverment provided jobs but all were out-sourced

Take down abandoned buildings and build urban farms

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Living spaces

Urban MEDC:

  • Buildings, shops, housing 
  • Lots of people
  • conjestion

Urban LEDC:

  • Extreme overcrowding
  • rural migration
  • poor quality housing
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Living spaces

Rural MEDC

  • Countryside (pretty)
  • Rural idyll
  • traveling isnt to bad

Rural LEDC

  • Isolated
  • Lack of healthcare
  • Poverty
  • Sustience
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World of Work

Old economy:

  • Manufacturing 
  • Agriculture
  • labour intensive

New economy:

  • Technology
  • research
  • Highly skilled
  • knowledge

Dot coms:

  • Global
  • online business
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World of Work

Changes in the work place:

  • Varation in nationalities
  • Women (gender balance)
  • Working hours (flexible, able to work from home, more holidays)
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Changing cities

Stress (push away)- War and unemployment

Strain (pull in)- Jobs and Area

Waste solutions:

  • London waste centre

Transport solutions:

  • Boris Bikes (public transport)
  • Conjestion charges
  • BEDZED (eco- community) 
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Changing cities

Green Consumption:

Bigger shops (Tessco):

  • Variety
  • Big Car-parks
  • weekly shops
  • supply everything

Benefits of using alternatives:

  • Better quality 
  • Organic
  • Less food miles (Co2)
  • Improves local economy 
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Definitions

Primary:

  • Obtaining raw materials
  • Fishing, deforestation

Secondary:

  • Processing raw materials
  • Carpenters

Tertiary:

  • Businesses

Quanternary:

  • IT and technology
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Clark fisher model

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