12 terms

GCSE resource management and well being

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Resource Management
The control and monitoring of resources so that they do not become depleted or exhausted.
Social well being
Includes health and income, level of harmony and progress in a country.
Economic well-being
Refers to the ability to maintain a minimum standard of living. It means you can afford to buy the goods and services you need and want - your income for this comes from your employment.
Well being and quality of life increase
When food, water and energy are ABUNDANT relative to the number of people living in a place
Well being and quality of life DECREASE
When food, water and energy are SCARCE relative to the number of people living in a place
Global population growth and rates of consumption
Factors which create a need to increase water, food and energy supplies
7 billion
Population of the world in 2011
2000
Amount of Kilocalories per day needed by a WOMAN in the UK to survive and live a healthy life according to the NHS
2500
Amount of Kilocalories per day needed by a MAN in the UK to survive and live a healthy life according to the NHS
Water supply
A river, stream, lake or reservoir or spring with fresh water
Water quality
used to describe the health of a water system, which can limit the availability of water for people
Around 700,000
children die every year from diarrhoea caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation
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