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Unformatted text preview: EVPP 111 Lecture Learning & Study Guide #3 Spring 2011 Human Populations: Resources, Urbanization, Demographic Transition Describe the discrepancy between individual resource demands in developing vs. developed nations. Developing nations are characterized as: larger # of people, with a small % of resource use. Developed nations are characterized as: smaller # people, large % of resource use. What is meant by the term "nonrenewable" resources? Once theyre depleted, no longer available. What is meant by the term "renewable" resources? Perpetually available, replenish themselves What is urbanization? Urbanization is the population shift from rural areas to urban areas. What are the effects of human overpopulation on nonrenewable resources? The model for human impact is defined by the equation: Impact (I) = Number of People (P) x Affluence per person (A) x Environmental effects of Technology (T) As the human overpopulation occurs P increases putting further demand on the nonrenewable resources resulting in accelerated...
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