The complex relationships between environmental factors and human health, taking into account multiple pathways and interactions, should be seen in a broader spatial, socio-economic and cultural context.
Minerals are used in industrial processes and in construction to build our houses and roads. The chapter begins with a short review of the theories for understanding population and the environment.
The fine-particulate fraction PM2. More significantly, it showed that the assumption of a simple multiplicative relationship among the main factors generally does not hold—doubling the population, for example, does not necessarily lead to a doubling of environmental impact.
Toxic substances may get into the soil, making it unfit for agriculture.
National Academy of Sciences published The Growth of World Population 7a report that reflected scientific concern about the consequences of global population growth, which was then reaching its peak annual rate of two percent.
Whatever the impact of the migrant on the rainforest, it is merely a symptom of more deeply rooted imbalances.