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.
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