Flashcards in Sustainable Population Deck (5)
What is a sustainable population?
A population where growth and development is at a rate that does not threaten the success of future generations
What are the countries at state four the most sustainable?
Low death rates
Low birth rates
Stable or growing economy
Standard of living is maintained or improved
What are the problems in Rural areas of developing countries with a growing population?
Overgrazing/over cultivation of the land
Water/ land/ air pollution
Deforestation or soil erosion
Shortage of clean water
Lack of basic services like schools
What are the problems in Urban areas of developing countries with a growing population?
Overcrowding and growth of shanty towns
Water land and air pollution
Inadequate public services