GEOG 3020 Lecture Notes - Food Security, Environmental Governance, Horse Length
Done in class as an example for the actual in class activities that will be marked for participation. Top 4 problems as chosen by class: water scarcity/pollution, overpopulation, food security, unstable government. Overpopulation: indicator: would need to check availability of resources, determine how much of each resource people require to survive, then determine the number of people on a given piece of land sharing those resources. Data would be found through population surveys done by governments. Food security: indicator: would need to check to see if farming was for subsistence or for export, how much food people had access to. Would be similar to the process for overpopulation. We need data that is available and comparable at a specific scale. This information can be found in numerous locations for example: the environmental performance measurement. If the water is there, it could potentially be accessed depending on where you are.