Final Exam Review

Final Exam Review - NuFS 139 Hunger and Environmental...

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NuFS 139 Hunger and Environmental Nutrition Final Exam Review Sheet Human Population Growth Population pyramids: what are they, how are they constructed, what they show. Replacement rate, dependency ratios Measures of population: DT, TFR. How are these changing in the last few hundred years? In recent decades? Countries with largest populations and approximate populations Factors favoring large family size Solutions for overpopulation What does a population pyramid look like for rapidly growing population vs stable one? Current population growth in developing vs developed countries Environmental effects of population growth, including urbanization What are some signs that the global agricultural environment is deteriorating? Oil reserves and the effects of population growth. Do we have enough oil to sustain growth at current levels? Environmental factors Land, Water and Food Scarcity Land degradation: soil erosion, contamination, salinization. Is there enough arable land? Some factors causing water scarcity
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