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environmental ch.

areas where cities have grown so large they run into each other. megalopolis
countries seeking to industrialize, but still wanting to follow traditional ways. developing country
like the united states, have long been industrialized and can offer a higher standard of living- the measure of a person's wealth and personal well-being. developed country
is one of the by-products of a growing world population. deforestation
special environments required for particuar organisms to live. habitat
the turning of fertile land into desert. desertification
growing just enough food to meet their needs. subsistence farmers
the rundown, poverty stricken portions of a city. slum
reasources that can not be replaced. nonrenewable resource
poisonous downpours have killed forests in both north america and europe. acid rain
the gases trap solar energy inthe formof heat. greenhouse effect
the gases used in aerosols, air conditioning, redrigerators, and foam packaging. chlorofluorocarbons
absorbs most of the suns cancer-causing ultraviolet radiation. ozone layer
starts to appear each august and reaches its largest size by october. ozone hole
economic development that does not limit the ability of furture generations to meet their needs. sustainable development
provided new strains of rice, corn,and other grains that have high yeilds green revolution
Created by: Bryson maroney