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HUMAN POPULATION AND ENVIRONMENT

HUMAN POPULATION AND ENVIRONMENT

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UNIT – 5HUMAN POPULATION AND ENVIRONMENTObjective:
To get a knowledge on human population and human rightsTo educate the students on value educationTo equip the students towards the modern technology with respect toenvironment and human health.
Population density
: Number of individuals of the population per unit area or per unit volume.Parameters affecting population size:1.Birth rate or Natality2.Death rate or Mortality3.Immigration4.Emigration
Population Growth
The rapid growth of the global’s population for the past 100 years from the difference between the rate of birth and death.Causes of rapid population growth:1.The rapid population growth is due to decrease in death rate and increase in birth rate2.Availability of antibiotics, immunization, increased food production, cleanwater and air decreases the famine-related deaths3.In agricultural based countries, children are required to help parents in thefield that is why population increases in the developing countries.
Characteristics of population growth:
1.Exponential growth2.Doubling time3.Infant mortality rate4.total fertility rate5.Replacement level6.Male/female ratio7.Demographic transition
Variation of population based on age structure
1.Pyramid shaped – India , Bangladesh, Ethiopia,2.Bell shaped – France, USA, U3.Urn shaped - Germany, Italy, and Japan.
Population Explosion
The enormous increase in population due to low death rate and high birth rate.
 
Causes:
Modern medical facilities, life expectancy, illiteracy,
Effects:
Poverty, Environmental degradation, Over –exploitation of natural resources,Treat, Communal war Remedy:- Through birth control programmes.
Family welfare programme:Objectives:
Slowing down the population explosionOver exploitation of natural resourcesFamily planning programme:Objectives;Reduce infant mortality rateEncourage late marriagesImprove women’s healthControl of communal diseases…
Environment and human health
:1.Physical Hazards – Radioactive and UV radiations, Global warming,Chlorofluro carbons, Noise etc.2.Chemical Hazards – Combustion of Fossil fuels, industrial effluence, pesticides, heavy metals,3.Biological Hazards- Bacteria, Viruses, Parasites
Human rights:
1.Human right to freedom2.Human right to property3.Human right to freedom of religion4.Human right to culture and education5.Human right to constitutional remedies6.Human right to equality7.Human right against exploitation8.Human right to food and environment9.Human right to good health.
Value education:
Types:1.Formal education2.Value education3.Value - based environmental educationObjectives1.To improve the integral growth of human beign2.To create attitudes and improvement towards sustainable lifestyle.
 
3.To increase awareness about our national history our cultural heritage,constitutional rights, national integration, community develo9pment andenvironment.4.To create and develop awareness about the values and their significance androle5.To know about various living and non- living organisms and their interactionwith environment.Types of values:1.Universal values2.Cultural values3.Individual values4.global values5.Spiritual values
HIV /AIDS
AIDS is the abbreviated form for Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome caused by a virus called HIV.Effects;1.Death2.Loss of labor 3.Inability to wor4.Lack of energy
Woman and child welfare:
Objectives:1.to provide education2.To impart vocational training3.To generate awareness4.To improve employment opportunities5.To restore dignity, equality and respect.Role of information technology in environment:
Remote sensing:
Component- A platform, aircraft, A balloon, rocket, and satellite.Functions:1.Origin of electro magnetic energy2.Transmission of energy3.Interaction of energy4.Detection of energy5.Preprocessing of data6.Data analysis and interpretation7.Integration and other applications.Applications:

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