Geography- Battle for the biosphere

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Mind Map on Geography- Battle for the biosphere, created by katerinaconios on 04/14/2014.

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Geography- Battle for the biosphere
1 Biosphere
1.1 Definition- The zone where life is found
1.2 The life support system as it provides us with GOODS and SERVICES
1.2.1 GOODS
1.2.1.1 Clothing
1.2.1.1.1 Meat
1.2.1.2 Wood
1.2.1.3 Medicine
1.2.1.4 Oil
1.2.1.5 Sugar
1.2.1.6 Definition- Things that are value
1.2.2 SERVICES
1.2.2.1 Reduce flooding
1.2.2.1.1 Tourism
1.2.2.2 Water
1.2.2.2.1 Oxygen
1.2.2.3 Climate change
1.2.2.4 Definition- Things that satisfy us
2 Ecosystem
2.1 Definition- A community of plants and animals that interact with each other and their local environment
2.1.1 Examples- Rainforest, deserts, animals, soil, plants
3 Biome
3.1 Definition-A large scale ecosystem
3.2 Examples- Tundra, Coniferous rainforest, temperate forest
3.2.1 Tundra
3.2.1.1 Mostly found in the North Pole as it is very cold and only bears and penguins le there
3.2.2 Coniferous rainforest
3.2.2.1 In North America (Canada) sun rays are weak meaning it is very cold and plants are adapted to the cold weather with needle like leaves
3.2.3 Temperate deciduous rainforests
3.2.3.1 It is neither hot or cold so it is just mild and so plants are able to grow
3.2.4 Tropical rainforests
3.2.4.1 Mostly found on either side of the Equator and the temperature is hot although it still has very heavy rainfall so that plants can grow
3.2.5 Hot Desert
3.2.5.1 In between the tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn where is is very hot and dry and there are cactuses and camels
4 Micro ecosystem
4.1 Definition-Small like a pond
5 Sustainable
5.1 Definition-When you need something and you only use small amounts shat you need and leave the majority for future generations
5.2 Unsutainable
5.2.1 Definition- When you take huge amounts of something and don't think about the future generations
6 Indigenous people
6.1 Definition-People who have originated and lived in a country for many years
6.1.1 Indigenous people are ...
6.1.1.1 Sustainable
6.1.1.2 Use fuel wood
6.1.1.3 Use small plots of land
6.1.1.4 Move to another land so others can recover
6.2 TNC'S
6.2.1 Definition-Giant companies operating in many places in many countries using goods for commercial purposes
6.2.1.1 TNC'S are...
6.2.1.1.1 Unsustainable
6.2.1.1.2 Use large plots of land
6.2.1.1.3 Clears the trees, less roots, more erosion, land slides and flooding
6.2.1.1.4 Economic gain
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