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Enviromental Changes

TermDefinition
megalopolises area where cities ahve grown so much they run into each other
developing countries countries seeking to industrealize
developed countries countries that have long been indestriualized
standerds of living the measure of a persons weaqlth and personal well-being
deforestation by products of growing world population
habitats the special enviroments reqiuerd for particular organisms to live
desertifacation the turing of fertile land into desert
droughts long periodes without rain
acid rain poisenous downpours
ozone layer emission of chlorofluorocarbons
chlorofluorocarbons gases used in aerosols
subsistence farmers farming that provides for the basic needs of the farmer without surpluses for marketing.
slum A squalid and overcrowded urban street or district inhabited by very poor people
nonrenewable resources materials present in essentially fixed amounts
gfreenhouse effect trapping of the sun's warmth
ozone hole region of marked thinning of the ozone layer in high latitudes
sustainable development Sustainable development is a pattern of resource use that aims to meet human needs
green revolution A large increase in crop production in developing countries
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