Geog 130 Exam 2 study guid

Geog 130 Exam 2 - GEOG 130 E xam 2 Study Guide 1 Define the following crude birth rate crude death rate natural i ncrease natural decrease and

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GEOG 130 Exam 2 Study Guide: 1.) Define the following: crude birth rate, crude death rate, natural increase, natural decrease, and doubling time. Crude birth rate – defined as the number of live births per 1,000 persons per year. Crude death rate is defined as the number of death per 1,000 persons per year. Natural increase – is determined by subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birthrate. Natural decrease – when births decrease and deaths increase. Doubling time is the period of time required for a quantity to double in size. 2.) Using a case study from class, describe the guiding ideology behind the environmental justice movement? Environmental justice is disproportionate exposure to environment risks by race and by class. In North Carolina in 1982, they chose to put a pcb landfill in a black warren community and they did it there because it was cheap. This is an example of minorities having to suffer unbearable living conditions due to their lack of resources and money. Wealthy people don’t have this problem. 3.) What is the neo-Malthusian argument regarding population growth? The neo-Malthusian argument blame that over population growth is the problem. They place all of the blame on overpopulation in the less developed world. They believe that because of overpopulation there aren’t enough resources for everyone. While the number of people goes up the amount of food decreases. The demand for food would be hard to keep up with. 4.) What is the difference between renewable and non-renewable resources? Provide an example for each.
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Renewable resource- is replaced by natural processes comparable or faster than humans consume them an example would be wood or paper. Non-renewable resources – a natural resource that cannot be made or produced faster than humans consume them. An example would be coal or gas. 5.) Draw the 3 Es model of sustainability. Why might there be the potential for conflict in achieving sustainability due to differences in ideology? The 3 Es model consists of economics, ecology, and equity (social). There might be conflict in achieving sustainability because it is hard to
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2010 for the course GEO 130 taught by Professor Professorbirge-liberman during the Spring '10 term at Bridgewater State University.

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Geog 130 Exam 2 - GEOG 130 E xam 2 Study Guide 1 Define the following crude birth rate crude death rate natural i ncrease natural decrease and

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