Unit 5: Resource Use and Human Societies

IB Environmental Systems & Societies: Unit 5: Resource Use and Human Societies

This unit deals with the remainder of topic 8, 8.2 Resource Use in Society 8.3 Solid Domestic Waste 8.4 Ecological Footprints 8.4 Human Population and Carrying Capacity. Students find the concepts of natural capital, natural income and sustainable yield surprisingly difficult to explain, often confusing purely economic concepts with these ecological ideas. This leads to difficulty in answering questions about the dynamic...


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