EVPP 111 Lecture - Populations - Human Population Issues - Resources Urbanization Demo Trans - Stude

EVPP 111 Lecture - Populations - Human Population Issues - Resources Urbanization Demo Trans - Stude

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Unformatted text preview: EVPP 111 LECTURE DR. LARGEN H uman Population Issues Impact on resources, urbanization, demographic transition Human Population Issues impacts on resources urbanization demographic transition Human population issues - impacts on resources Natural resources the various substances and energy sources we need to survive Renewable  Perpetually available  Replenish themselves Nonrenewable  Once theyre depleted, no longer available Human population issues - impacts on resources individual resource demands Differ in developing vs. developed nations  What is a developed vs. a developing nation? There is no established convention for the designation of "developed" and "developing" countries or areas in the United Nations system. (UN website) There are no WTO definitions of developed and developing countries. Members announce for themselves whether they are developed or developing countries. The United Nations allows each nation to decide for itself whether it will be designated as "undeveloped" or "developing " (World Trade Organization website)  Other terminology First world versus third world Most-developed country (MDC) vs. least-developed country (LDC) Industrialized nation vs. non-industrialized nation Human population issues - impacts on resources individual resource demands Differ in developing vs. developed nations  United Nations uses MDC and LDC Classifies countries as LDC based on 3 criteria: annual gross domestic product (GDP) below $900 per capita quality of life (based on life expectancy at birth, per capita calorie intake, primary and secondary school enrollment rates, and adult literacy) economic vulnerability (based on instability of agricultural productions and exports, inadequate diversification, and economic smallness) Africa Angola Benin Burkina Faso Burundi Cape Verde Central African Republic Chad Comoros Congo, Dem. Rep. of Djibouti Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Ethiopia Gambia Guinea Guinea-Bissau Lesotho Liberia Madagascar Malawi Mali Mauritania Mozambique Niger Rwanda Sao Tome and Principe Senegal Sierra Leone Somalia...
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EVPP 111 Lecture - Populations - Human Population Issues - Resources Urbanization Demo Trans - Stude

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