GCSE GEOGRAPHY - Population issues

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  • Created on: 14-02-11 20:43

Developing Countries :

- Soar in Population has damaged the Social, Rural,  Urban, and the Economy of many countries around the world

- Environmental : As population growth increases, so does the demand for natural resources, like fuel and water are needed in higher quantities. However, this means more crops are also needed, and over-cultivation can lead to fertile land being destoryed, or unsuitable. This is known as Environmental Degradation. An example is desertification, which is a process when desert engulfs former fertile land, due to human causes. Over use of irrigation, and large amounts of salty water leading to salinization (salty soil)

Areas at highest risk are semi-arid* regions in which rainfall is concentrated to one point in the year. This…



That was alright but very dataish, Im more of a straightforward to the point person but this may suit other people (:

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