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Flashcards in Environmental Demans Of Human Populations Deck (3)
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1

Carrying Capacity is the ____ of ___ that an environment can ____

Maximum number
Individuals
Sustainably carry or support

2

Ecological footprint is the the impact of a ____ or _____ on the environment which is measured through the ___ required to provide ___ things such as _____.

person
community
land
sustainable
Resources

3

Ecological footprint can depend on

Population size and consumption per person

Development policies (education of women, birth control)

Whether a country is viewed as a debtor (large footprint) or a creditor (small footprint)