Introduction to Geography People, Places, and Environment, 6e Carl Dahlman William H. Renwick. Chapter 5: Earth’s Resources and Environmental Protection Holly Barcus, Morehead State University And Joe Naumann, UMSL. Resources. Click on the animation below to see the video on resources.
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Introduction to GeographyPeople, Places, and Environment, 6eCarl DahlmanWilliam H. Renwick
Chapter 5: Earth’s Resources and Environmental Protection
Holly Barcus, Morehead State University
And Joe Naumann, UMSL
RESOURCES ARE ESSENTIAL TO OUR WAY OF LIFE
A CLEAN ENVIRONMENT IS ALSO ESSENTIAL TO OUR LIFE!
Keep in mind that these are per capita amounts
They are not evenly distributed around the world.
Tropical rainforest fire
Back-filling shaft mines can be very costly. Mine safety is also a major concern.
Solar power is well suited for desert areas where cloudy days are rare.
Biomass can be converted to gas almost anywhere.
Sites:Iceland, New Zealand, Yosemite (USA), Kamchatka Peninsula (Russia)
*Not in order of impact
WEALTH FROM WASTE
End of Chapter 9