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Reasons why polar areas are so cold: 4
1) The sun’s rays are distributed so the heat would be weakened. 2) Fewer daylight hours. 3) The ice and water cools the air. 4) The ice is white so it reflects the sun’s rays.
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Arctic 6
- Tundra in Summer and Spring - Research stations in Summer - Temperatures fall below -50˚C - Polar Bears live here - Ships in Summer - Borders to other countries
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What is threatening the Arctic lifestyle? 3
- Tourists are influencing younger generations with modern day life. - The government is restricting some customs of the indigenous, like hunting. - Global warming stops hunting.
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Antarctica 6
- There is land under the snow and ice. - No trees - Penguins live here - Research stations in Summer - 4000 scientists in Summer - Mount Erebus
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Negative effects of Tourism in Antarctica: 5
- Damaged glaciers from climbing - Oil spills from boats - Litter that cannot decompose on coasts - Invasive species coming in - Fragile Environment.
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How is it being managed? 6
- IAATO guidelines - Penguins monitored - Restricted number of ships allowed in - Tourists must scrub themselves - No food brought to coasts - Catch suspicious insects
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What causes urbanisation? 2
- Rural-urban migration - Natural Increase
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Rural Push Factors 8
Lack of government funding and support Not much facilities Poverty Isolates, derelict and remote Poor housing Unemployment Crop failures Lots of Natural Disasters
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Urban Pull Factors 8
Lots of government funding and support Lots of facilities Greater wealth Lots of people Developed housing Lots of job opportunities Lots of food and harvest Lots of tourist attractions, places to go, things to see
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Employment Structure 4
- Primary Sector: Collecting the raw materials for production (Farmer, Miner) - Secondary Sector: Manufacturing products (Factory Worker) - Tertiary Sector: Selling or helping towards the public (Nurse, Cashier) - Quaternary Sector: Researching, prov
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Brazilian Favelas 8
Military Crowded Maintenance issues Crime Unfair murders Drugs Unstable houses Poor health
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Crime in Brazil 5
Assault 54, Burglary 21, Car theft 18, **** 4, Homicide 3
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