Global Challenges. Student's Book. Per Le Scuole Superiori

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Heinemann, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 256 pages
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Written for Edexcel B AS and A2 geography, this student book uses case studies to illustrate key concepts. It has opportunities for fieldwork, independent research and ICT, as well as focused questions to enhance learning.
  

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Contents

How to use this book
5
People weather and climate Ian Flintoff Introducing weather and climate
6
the global challenge
9
Weather and climate in the midlatitudes
20
The challenge of seasonality in the tropics
36
Global climatic change
49
Global biomes Jane Ferretti and Chris Ryan Introducing global biomes
68
Threats to global biomes
71
An overcrowded world?
144
Issues facing youthful populations
155
Migration and its consequences
167
Issues facing the European population
179
The changing global economy Bob Digby Introduction
190
The state of the world
193
Going bananas?
204
The global shift Taiwan
213

Understanding the worlds forests
81
Managing tropical forests
97
Pressures on marine ecosystems
106
Fight the good fight
119
Heritage for the future
123
Global population Andy Oiven Introducing the global population challenge
131
Investigating world population growth
133
The global economy transnational corporations
219
The impact of changing employment patterns
230
What will the global economy look like in the future?
242
Resolving the development gap
248
Index
255
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