Env 315 week 4 population, urbanization, and animal decline

Resource: Ch. 1 of The Human Impact on the Natural Environment

Prepare a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with 350- to 700- word notes examining how population trends lead to urbanization and animal decline.

  • Refer to Table 1.3 in Ch. 1 of The Human Impact on the Natural Environment, which lists the five stages of global economic development.
  • Examine the population trends in the two most recent stages of economic development:
  • The Atlantic industrial era
  • The Pacific global era
  • Compare the environmental conditions between these two eras and with what occurred in the first three stages of global economic development.
  • Explain how the population trends in these eras led to urbanization.
  • Choose one of the world’s urban agglomerations listed in Table 1.7.
  • Identify three environmental effects cause by urbanization in this area.
  • Identify a specific animal population decline that resulted from urbanization in this area.

Cite at least three references.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.


600 words Paper

5 Sources in APA format


11 Slides Presentation

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