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Ecological Footprint


Evaluate the ecological footprint as a measure of the relationship between population size and resource consumption and identify international variations in its size

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Ecological Footprint


Evaluate the ecological footprint as a measure of the relationship between population size and resource consumption and identify international variations in its size

Ecological Footprint: A theoretical measure of the amount of land/water a population requires to produce the resources it consumes [1 mark] and to absorb its waste under prevailing technology [1 mark].

 
 

Watch the animation above and recreate the main points in your notes.

 
 

international variations in size

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Describe the distribution of countries with large and small ecological footprints.

 
 

TASK

  1. Read pp 224-230 Patterns and Change book
  2. Make notes on the reading
  3. Answer questions 1 - 6 p 230
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Neo-Malthusian & Anti-Malthusian Views


Discuss the two opposing views (neo-Malthusian and anti-Malthusian) of the relationship between population size and resource consumption

Neo-Malthusian & Anti-Malthusian Views


Discuss the two opposing views (neo-Malthusian and anti-Malthusian) of the relationship between population size and resource consumption

malthus and population

 
 
 

Neo-malthusian

 
 

neo-malthusian vs anti-malthusian

 
 

TASK

  1. Watch the videos above and make notes on Malthusian and Anti-Malthusian views
  2. Read 231-234 Patterns and Change book (Guinness)
  3. Answer questions 1 & 4 p 234
 
 

over population is a myth