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1

What has population growth and economic development led to in LEDCs?

1. An increased demand for resources
2. Pressure on people
3. Pressure on the environment

2

Explain how population growth and economic development impact on LEDCs.

These lead to increased consumption of resources, which increases demand for resources in LEDCs.

3

Explain how people becoming richer in LEDCs has impacted LEDCs.

This leads to increased consumption of resources, which increases demand for resources as rich people use more up.

4

How does increased demand for resources put pressure on the environment?

More trees have to be cut down because more fuel has to be burned.

5

What does increased deforestation lead to?

Increased deforestation leads to more and more habitats getting destroyed.

6

What does the increased burning of fuel lead to?

Increased carbon dioxide emissions, which further contributes to global warming.

7

The richer a country gets, what more does it need and why?

The richer a country gets, the more energy it needs in the industries because they have to produce more due to a growing population and increased consumption of resources.

8

How does increased deforestation and burning of fuel put pressure on people?

People increasingly see pressure on the environment through increased pollution, over-exploitation of natural resources and damage to ecosystems.

9

Which country case study should this topic be linked with?

China (see mind map case study)