AP Human Geography. Population Pt.2. Population Pyramids. What is a population pyramid? A bar graph that shows % of population in different age groups in a country.
Humans are able to adapt (possibilism) and create new sources of food
GMO’s, commercial farming
Larger population = more workers/ ideas (Ester Boserup)
We have the resources, but they aren’t equally shared (Marx/Engels)
Economic development/ education is a long term solution….what about the short term?
Distribute contraceptives widely and cheaply.
Less than 25% in SS Africa
Over 65% in Asia/LA
Some oppose birth control methods, primarily due to religious reasons.