10.6: Population and the Environment

10.6: Name the 2 health impacts of global environmental change.
SKIN CANCER & CATARACTS
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10.6: What causes ozone depletion?
HALOGENATED CHEMICALS SUCH AS CHLOROFLUROCARBONS (CFCS) USED IN REFRIGERATION, INSULATION AND SPRAY-CAN PROPELLANTS. THESE CHEMICALS REACT TO DESTROY THE OZONE MOLECULE IN THE EXTREME COLD OF THE POLAR STRATOSPHERE.
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10.6: What factors influence vulnerability to climate change?
1. POPULATION DENSITY 2. LEVEL OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 3. FOOD AVAILABILITY 4. INCOME LEVEL AND DISTRIBUTION 5. LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS 6. PRE-EXISTING HEALTH STATUS 7. QUALITY & AVAILABILITY OF PUBLIC HEALTHCARE
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10.6: Name 3 risks to people posed by heatwaves.
) DEHYDRATION b) HEAT EXHAUSTION c) HEATSTROKE
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10.6: Name 4 vector-borne diseases.
a) MALARIA b) LYME DISEASE c) WEST NILE VIRUS d) ZIKA VIRUS
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10.6: Name and briefly describe a direct impact on agricultural productivity.
A GAIN IS THAT IN MID AND HIGH LATITUDES, THE CROP YIELDS ARE PROJECTED TO INCREASE AND EXTEND NORTHWARDS, ESPECIALLY FOR CEREALS AND COOL SEASON SEED CROPS, SUCH AS OIL SEED ****.
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10.6: Name and briefly describe an indirect impact on agricultural productivity.
SEA LEVEL RISE: VULNERABILITY OF CROP PRODUCTIVITY IS GREATEST WHERE A LARGE SEA-LEVEL RISE OCCURS IN CONJUNCTION WITH LOW-LYING COASTAL AGRICULTURE. MANY MAJOR RIVER DELTAS PROVIDE IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LAND OWING TO THE FERTILITY OF FLUVIAL SOILS
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10.6: Name the two drivers of world population growth.
FERTILITY RATE AND LIFE EXPECTANCY
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HALOGENATED CHEMICALS SUCH AS CHLOROFLUROCARBONS (CFCS) USED IN REFRIGERATION, INSULATION AND SPRAY-CAN PROPELLANTS. THESE CHEMICALS REACT TO DESTROY THE OZONE MOLECULE IN THE EXTREME COLD OF THE POLAR STRATOSPHERE.

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