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Revision Points on Population, Urbanisation and Tourism with examples.

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Population Growth China ? Overpopulation Management ________________ 1. Facts 1. Largest population in the world 1. Over 1.3 billion 1. Management 1. ?One-Child Policy? 1. Benefits of Doing It 1. Longer maternity leave 2. Better housing 3. Free education for their child 1. Negatives of Not 1. Fined on their income 2. No benefits 1. Changes 1. In rural areas, if the first child is a girl or is disabled, you?re allowed a second child 2. If one of the parents has a disability, or both are only children, then you?re allowed to have a second child 1. Results 1. Prevention of up to 400 million births 2. The fertility rate of a woman has dropped from 5.7 to 1.9 Indonesia ? Overpopulation Management ________________ 1. Facts 1. Fourth largest population in the world 1. Over 250 million 1. Uneven population distribution, majority in Java 1. Impacts 1. Lack of services 2. Lack of housing 3. Unemployment 4. Poverty 1. Management 1. Due to uneven distribution of the population, the government started a policy called the Transmigration Policy to reduce the impacts 1. People are moved to other, less dense islands 1. Results 1. Population still not evenly distributed 2. ...read more.

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1.5 million trees on the city?s streets 2. Tax breaks are given to builders if they include green space 1. Recycling schemes 1. 70% of rubbish is recycled 2. If residents live in an area where rubbish can?t be collected, they are given food and bus tickets for bring their recycling to centres 1. Impacts 1. Car usage is 25% lower than the national average 2. One of the lowest levels of air pollution in Brazil 3. Green space has increased from 0.5m2 per person to 52m2 per person from 1970 to 1990 4. 99% of its residents said they?re happy to live in their town Tourism Blackpool ? UK Coastal Resort ? Butler Model ________________ 1. Facts 1. Located in the north-west of England 1. Project 1. Exploration 1. In the 19th century, rich people visited Blackpool for its long beach 2. Richer people went to bathe in the sea to cure diseases 3. The railway was built 1. Cheaper and quicker to travel 1. Involvement 1. Central Pier opened 2. Workers were given annual holidays 1. Development 1. Tower opened 2. Pleasure Beach also was in the works 1. Consolidations 1. Workers given holidays with pay due to the law 2. ...read more.

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Facts 1. Located in South Pole 2. 7413 in 1996 1. 46,000 in 2008 1. Why is it extreme? 1. Coldest place on Earth 1. >-80°C 1. Attractions 1. Stunning scenery 1. Icebergs 1. Wildlife 1. Penguins and whales 1. Impacts 1. Positive 1. Increased knowledge/Awareness of sensitivity of the area 1. Negative 1. Tourists ruin plants, disturb wildlife and drop litter 2. Diseases and non-native species could lead to extinction 3. Fuel spillage 1. Kill fish and birds 1. Management 1. The Antarctic Treaty 1. Only ships with <500 people can go 2. Only 100 passengers on shore at one time 1. SPA’s 1. Special Protected Areas Tataquara Lodge - Brazil – Ecotourism ________________ 1. Facts 1. Located in the Xingu River in Para 2. Owned by 6 local tribes 3. Type of Ecosystem 1. Rainforest 2. Built from local materials found on the ground 3. Uses solar power for lights and heating water 1. Attractions 1. Fishing 2. Canoeing 3. Walking 1. Impacts 1. Environmental Benefits 1. No pollution 1. Solar power 1. Locally-produced food 1. No fossil fuels transporting it from further away 1. Economic Benefits 1. Owned by many tribes 1. Income goes to local economy 1. Other Benefits 1. Provides jobs and livelihood for local people 1. People sell crafts, play songs and perform dances 1. Income 1. Provides healthcare 2. Supports education 1. Preserve their culture ...read more.

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