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DEFINITION

What is sustainable development? It is the process of building on a piece of land involving the use of natural products and energy in the way that does not harm the environment
NEED FOR DEVELOPMENT

agencies such as RRIM to increase the productivity of the rubber sector 3. In industries: - attract foreign investors to speed up progress in industrial sector as well as provide jobs for the people - strategy for the development of rural areas through industrialisation is carried out

MEASURES TAKEN IN THE MANAGEMENT OF DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES TO ENSURE A BALANCED NATURE

1. To improve the quality of life and to meet the requirements of an increasing population. 2. In agriculture: - forests are cleared to provide new land area for development. These projects can improve the quality of life by: i) provides more living spaces ii) increases the food supply iii) provides better transport facilities

EFFECTS OF INCREASE IN POPULATION ON THE ECOSYSYTEM

1. To meet the requirements of an increasing human population, many development projects are carried out. 2. Due to the increasing population, development projects such as deforestation would adverse effects on the ecosystem: - imbalance of nature - death/ extinction of plants and animals - soil erosion that resulting in infertile and uncultivable land. - global warming and environmental pollution

1. Implementation of laws - The Environmental Quality Act 1974, 1985 (amendment) has regulations that are enforced, to: a) control & prevent pollution of the environment b) coordinate all activities related to waste disposal & fix the max limit of waste to be disposal c) control the extent of waste production so as not to threaten the quality of the environment d) change & punish any party that doesnt obey the law - Factory and Machine Act 1967/1983 to protect the worlers from being exposed to noise levels of >95 Db for 4 hours - Pesticides Act 1974 to control the usage of pesticides - National Forestry Act 1984 to protect & preserve forests as well as all wildlife in the forests 2. Uses of technology a) use of oil-disintegration bacteria to

- forests are cleared to increase the productivity of agricultural products and to improve the social-economy status of the society

- modern technology is used in agriculture with the help of government

clean up oil spillage in the sea b) install factory chimneys to filter fine particles & toxic gases before released c) recycle waste made of manufactured materials d) change organic wastes into biogas such as methane e) carry out treatment on harmful toxic wastes by using microorganisms f) introduce unleaded petrol to reduce air pollution g) fit catalytic converters to exhaust pipes on motor vehicles to remove toxic gas

SEKOLAH MENENGAH SAINS SERI PUTERI


JALAN KOLAM AYER 51200 KUALA LUMPUR

NAME CLASS DATE

EDUCATION ON THE MANAGEMENT OF RESOURCES

: RADZIAH BINTI ZAINUDDIN : 4 HELPILIA : 24.08.2012

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

a) Renewing the Earths resources such as fish and timber b) Recycling the Earths resources by recycling rubbish made of paper, aluminium and glass c) Reducing the use of fossil fuels and metals which are not easily replenished d) Reusing resources such as bottles and plastic

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