• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month
Page
  1. 1
    1
  2. 2
    2
  3. 3
    3
  4. 4
    4
  5. 5
    5
  6. 6
    6
  7. 7
    7
  8. 8
    8
  9. 9
    9
  10. 10
    10
  11. 11
    11
  12. 12
    12
  13. 13
    13

Revision Points on Population, Urbanisation and Tourism with examples.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

´╗┐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.

Middle

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.

Conclusion

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.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Human Geography section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Human Geography essays

  1. Marked by a teacher

    Discuss the negative impacts of Urbanisation

    5 star(s)

    This leads to the growth of slums. Slums are urban areas that are heavily populated with the substandard housing and very poor living conditions. Such slum conditions makes it difficult for the maintenance of law and order. Poverty and Unemployment force the poor into anti-social activities or criminal activities such as robberies, drug-trafficking and illegal gambling.

  2. Geography Tourism Coursework

    The reason for this may be that Cromer does not have enough economic opportunities and residential towns such as London. Cromer also has a higher amount of elderly dependents compared to Newham, this shows that Cromer is seen as a place for the elderly and therefore may not have a good economic future as no other age ranges may visit.

  1. Economic, Social and Environmental impacts of tourism in the Lake District.

    So By denying some things that would seemingly benefit tourism in the area, the national park authority is actually preserving the tourist industry by keeping the natural attractions intact that the tourists come for. New roads; traffic management As I have said 89% of visitors use there car to come

  2. Geography Fieldwork - The effects of Tourism in Keswick

    This links back to my theory where I said that tourists buying second homes put the prices up, this I assume is the case here as well. Finally we got people to rate the local entertainment, we got an average rating of 4.2 meaning that it was positive.

  1. Geography Project GCSE

    Therefore in order to keep the amount of data used for analysis similar for both shopping centers a method of random sampling had to be applied. Of the 55 sets of data collected, only 35 sets of data were selected using the random sampling method.

  2. Investigate the attractions of Dawlish and the effects that tourism has on the town.

    Site is the exact location of a settlement for example in the case of Dawlish it was probably selected for settlement because it was close to the sea so there was always a source of food, it has quite a flat relief that means that it is high enough to

  1. Reasons overpopulation occurs.

    Education makes people aware about world?s issues and fell them to do something about these issues. Cultural influences are also is responsible for people for making a lot of children. In some cultures, especially in eastern ones, one gender is preferred for child.

  2. Case Studies - Population, Settlement, Industry and Environment

    A shortage of workers to produce food means that many of the products must be imported-fish caught in Australia is sold to Asia for processing, and then sold back to Australia at higher prices. Bangladesh-Problems of Overpopulation Problem Evidence Explanation Overuse of agricultural land 45% of the work force of 73.8 million works in agriculture.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work