Geography

Geographical factors: Water: Availability of water is a huge factor. Access to sufficient or adequate reserves of water attracts people to that region or area. Relief: Rugged terrain is unfavourable for the construction of settlements. Dense populations are usually found on plains or areas that are accessible. Mountainous or forested areas are remote and aren’t […]

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There are 4 types of population structures or pyramids:   Stationary/Stable Pyramid: This pyramid shows low fertility and mortality rates that remain balanced or unchanged. Expansive Pyramid: This pyramid is wide at its base, indicative of high birth and death rates. Constrictive Pyramid: Indicating low birth and death rates, this pyramid has a constricted base. […]

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Rates and patterns of population growth vary in different countries. Countries like USA and UK classified as MEDC’s (more economically developed countries) have low growth rates, whereas LEDC’s (lesser economically developed countries) have high growth rates. This is due the difference in the overall development of these nations. Certain underdeveloped countries at stage one of […]

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High quality life can be achieved when natural resources are available in plenty and easily. For this one has to conserve and manage the resources and with this economic security of the community can be achieved. It helps to balance the economic development when there is natural environment to support and sustain the community. Anybody […]

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Sustainability is generating better quality of life and it improves the local environmental conditions for the people locally and also the future generations. It is quite common for people to help a person in need. The normal intuition when we see a poor or needy person is to help the person and solve his problems. […]

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Pollution of different kinds have always followed civilisation. When human beings first started using fire air pollution started. Pollution is releasing the contaminants to the environment which cause unfavourable changes. It has the ability to take the form of chemical substances and even energy, like noise, heat, light or sound. Pollutants are constituents which produce […]

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Lot is spoken about global warming and much is being done too. This is because earth becoming warm is definitely not a good sign. Before we go to the banes of global warming we need to know how the earth is getting warmer. This is because of the green house gases. These are gases, of […]

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Soil erosion is change on the earth’s surface due to external forces like water and wind. The top soil is removed in this process and is deposited in another place. The place can be somewhere nearby or many kilometers away. This is a natural process that might cause problems but will definitely change the topography […]

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Tourism all over the world is doing excellent business. New pastures are being explored and a major chunk of a country’s revenue comes from the tourism industry. This naturally means that more people are dependent on tourism for their livelihood. Therefore the quality of life of many, have seen a significant rise. However, whether this […]

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Manufacturing is very important anywhere in the world because this is one activity which produces goods. Manufacturing has a long history in all the parts of the world. Most of the manufacturing activities happen in large factories and artisanal kinds of production are called craft-making rather than manufacturing. During the time of the industrial revolution […]

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You need energy for everything in this world and the energy sources are many. There are many advantages and disadvantages for everything and there is for energy sources also. You have to consider many things when looking for energy. Find out the source of the energy and also from where the source is located. The […]

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Quarrying is one of the earliest activities done for building stone and extracting metals for weapons. It is still one of the primary industries which involve extraction of rocks like limestone and slate. People often talk about the disadvantages of quarrying but there are some advantages also. Quarrying is one activity which creates jobs like […]

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The most common and obvious advantage to any kind of mining is the financial part of it. Plus the material which is used for mining can be used for different purposes like mining coal for fuel etc. Mining supplies the raw materials like metal, coal which is needed for different purposes like building and maintaining […]

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Like any other thing in life there are advantages and disadvantages while doing agriculture also. Conservation agriculture is usually a victorious situation for both the farmer and the environment. Many of the people who are involved in agriculture realise the advantages of the industry quite lat. Conservation agriculture needs a new way of thinking about […]

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The main impacts of water shortage are health, education, hunger and poverty. Because of the poor quality of water people are forced to drink low quality water from the flowing streams. Most of the streams are contaminated, courtesy human beings. Because of the contamination of water there are many water-borne diseases in many parts of […]

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Water is the most abundant resource in the earth but the fact is that only one percent of the total supply is reliable and available for human consumption. Human beings need water for survival but the water related diseases are the most common health threat to the developing world. Human existence depends solely on water […]

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The main factors which influence siting of a hydro-electric power plant are many. One of the important points to be noted is precipitation. The character, amount and distribution of precipitation in different form like rain, snow decides the potentialities of power of any region. For example you cannot have water powered development in a desert, […]

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Fuel wood is fuel made out of charcoal, firewood, chips, pellets, sheets and sawdust. Wood has been and always been the most easily available form of fuel throughout the world and the best advantage of wood is that you do not need any tools, in case you are picking up dead wood and few tools […]

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Tourism is one of the most popular industries in world and it is not only the act of travel for recreation but also the provision of services for this act. This is one industry which will occupy local services like entertainment, catering, accommodation etc. But the belief that tourism brings in benefits alone is a […]

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Any travel which is done for recreation, religious activities, leisure, family, business purposes for a limited period are called tourism. It is associated with trans-national travel and is also referred as travel to another location within the same country. It is one of the most popular industries in the world and is also considered as […]

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