Strategies for Global and National Resource Management Flashcards

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What are key resources?

Key resources are essential for survival or to maintain an acceptable standard of living. They include water, food and energy.

Why is sustainable farming important?

Sustainable farming ensures food scarcity is less of a problem in the future by using practices like organic farming, permaculture, urban farming, free-range livestock farming, and sustainable fishing laws.

What is water stress?

Water stress is the imbalance between the supply and demand of water, where high demand approaches or exceeds supply, making areas vulnerable to water shortages.

How can energy conservation be achieved?

Energy conservation can be achieved by educating people about their energy choices, designing energy-efficient homes, workplaces, and transport systems, and reducing overall energy demand.

What is the impact of tourism in Jamaica?

Tourism in Jamaica provides significant employment and generates income, but it also leaves the country vulnerable to economic crises and pandemics, affecting local livelihoods.

How does uneven distribution of key resources affect global development?

Uneven distribution of resources like water, food and energy leads to disparities in health, economic growth, and living standards between countries, contributing to uneven global development.

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