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A condition in which people are unable to meet their basic needs for food, clothing, shelter, education, or health.
Highly developed countries
Countries with complex industrialized bases, low rates of population growth, and high per person incomes.
Moderately developed countries
Countries with medium levels of industrialized and per person incomes lower than those of highly developed countries.
Less developed countries
Countries with low levels of industrialization, very high rates of population growth, very high infant mortality rates, and very low per person incomes relative to highly developed countries.
Nonrenewable resources
Natural resources that are present in LIMITED SUPPLIES and are DEPLETED as that are used.
Renewable resources
Resources that are replaced by natural processes and that can be used FOREVER, provided they are not over exploited in the short term.
People overpopulation
A situation in which there are too many people in a given geographic area.
Consumption overpopulation
A situation in which each individual in a population consumes too large a share of resources.
Environmental sustainability
The ability to meet humanity’s current needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.
Environmental science
The interdisciplinary study of humanity’s relationship with other organisms and physical environment.
Scientific method
The way a scientist approaches a problem, by formulating a hypothesis and then testing it.
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