Category: Geography

Geography is the study of places and the relationships between people and their environments. Geographers explore both the physical properties of Earth’s surface and the human societies spread across it.

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Influence of migration on population growth and population decline

Influence of migration on patterns of population growth and population decline   Migration: Migration is the movement of people from one place or region to another. There are two types of migration, permanent and temporary. Usually permanent migration results in a change in the population of an area. Migration occurs due to various elements categorised…

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Reasons for contrasting patterns of population decline and population growth

Reasons for contrasting patterns of population decline and population growth   Causes for negative patterns associated with Population decline: Physical aspects of regions:Physical features like rugged or mountainous terrain are unsuitable for construction of houses, roads etc. The slope and height deters the development of settlements and transport facilities.   Climatic conditions:Areas with extreme climatic…

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Over-population and under-population: Causes and Consequences

Over-population and under-population: Causes and Consequences   Causes of over – population: Birth and Death rates: Over-population and under-population – Due to improved technology, efficient healthcare and medical facilities global birth rates have soared. The probability of infants surviving beyond the age of five has increased too. Better health care has led to a reduction…

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Population Explosion

Growth of the world’s population and associated problems   World Population: According to the United States Census Bureau (USCB) the population of the world has reached an estimated 7 billion in 2014. The growth rate peaked in 1960 and has been growing ever since. The number is expected to reach 9 – 10 billion by…

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