sustainable development

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What is sustainable development?
Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future
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What is the Transnational Corporation? include an example
TNC is a big company which has headquarters in a country and it branches off in other countries. An example for this is McDonalds, KFC etc.
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What is congestion charging? use and example
This is the practise of making motorist pay to travel to urban areas. The aim is to make sure that fewer cars entering the city which will ease traffic congestion. Which leads to lower pollution emissions. An example would be London
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What is park and ride scheme?
this allows shoppers to park their cars in a designated parking area on the edge of an urban area. Then they would need to catch the bus to the town centre. An example would be Cambridge
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List 3 transport sustainable development schemes
Borris bikes, Congestion charges, Park and ride
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Name 3 countries which exploit the extraction from tropical rain forest.
Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Cameroon, Indonesia
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What are natural resources?
They are materials or substances occurring in nature which can be exploited for economic gain.
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Describe the environment of a tropical rainforest
The tropical rainforest is a hot, moist biome found near Earth's equator. Tropical rainforests receive from 60 to 160 inches of rain that is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. The combination of constant warmth and abundant moisture make
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What is deforestation?
Deforestation is the permanent destruction of forests in order to make the land available for other uses.
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Name 3 private and public transportation?
Private : Cars, Motorbikes, Cycles Public: Buses, Trains, Taxies
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What is the Borris bike scheme?
Just take a bike out of a docking station and ride. Under 30 mins its free. Then return it to the next docking station. This encourages people to cycle more than take the bus. This scheme is much cheaper.
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Outline at least two ways that TNC's are trying to make themselves sustainable?
Asda/Wal-Mart – waste plastic is not being sent to land fill sites but are being recycled. Waste plastic is put into a baler and crushed to 10% of its original size. General electric – This is a very large TNC which operates different countries. The
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