Climate Change- Case Study- Africa

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Physical Geography- World at Risk Mind Map on Climate Change- Case Study- Africa, created by olw-1234 on 05/13/2013.

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Climate Change- Case Study- Africa
1 Vulnerable to the impacts of climate change- dry areas are getting drier and wetter areas are getting wetter.
2 Poor people have reduced capacity to cope and are less prepared to respond to the impacts of climate change.
3 Fertile land becomes unstable for agriculture this decrease agricultural production causing unemployment and starvation
4 Improved conditions for malaria to spread so cost of health care and lack of tourism means that economy is put under strain
5 reduced growing period so decreases agricultural production tropical areas are experiencing longer growing periods
6 areas facing more erratic climate with droughts then flooding the next year.
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