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Flashcards - Contemporary Global Challenges

Flashcards - Contemporary Global Challenges
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Cold War
The Cold War was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers in the Western Bloc and powers in the Eastern Bloc
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wealth
Wealth is the abundance of valuable resources or valuable material possessions
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natural resources
Natural resources are resources that exist without actions of humankind
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land degradation
Land degradation is a process in which the value of the biophysical environment is affected by a combination of human-induced processes acting upon the land
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industrialized agriculture
Intensive farming or intensive agriculture also known as industrial agriculture is characterized by a low fallow ratio and higher use of inputs such as capital and labour per unit land area
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Habitat fragmentation
Habitat fragmentation describes the emergence of discontinuities in an organism's preferred environment , causing population fragmentation and ecosystem decay
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Habitat fragmentation
Habitat fragmentation describes the emergence of discontinuities in an organism's preferred environment , causing population fragmentation and ecosystem decay
industrialized agriculture
Intensive farming or intensive agriculture also known as industrial agriculture is characterized by a low fallow ratio and higher use of inputs such as capital and labour per unit land area
land degradation
Land degradation is a process in which the value of the biophysical environment is affected by a combination of human-induced processes acting upon the land
natural resources
Natural resources are resources that exist without actions of humankind
wealth
Wealth is the abundance of valuable resources or valuable material possessions
Cold War
The Cold War was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers in the Western Bloc and powers in the Eastern Bloc
land
Land, sometimes referred to as dry land, is the solid surface of the Earth that is not permanently covered by water
nonrenewable resources
A non-renewable resource is a resource that does not renew itself at a sufficient rate for sustainable economic extraction in meaningful human time-frames
economic inequality
Economic inequality is the difference found in various measures of economic well-being among individuals in a group, among groups in a population, or among countries
per capita income
Per capita income or average income measures the average income earned per person in a given area in a specified year
erosion
In earth science, erosion is the action of surface processes that remove soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location on the Earth's crust, then transport it away to another location
caliphate
A caliphate is an area containing an Islamic steward known as a caliph -a person considered a religious successor to the Islamic prophet, Muhammad , and a leader of the entire Muslim community

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