Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 53 - Test Your Understanding - Level 3 - Synthesis/Evaluation - Page 1211: 13


Though there are fewer people in industrialized countries, each individual’s overall resource use and environmental impact is dramatically greater than that of individuals in less industrialized countries.

Work Step by Step

Your opinion on the matter will vary. You can argue that the rate of growth in less industrialized nations is great enough that the lower impact per person will eventually be offset, or that the impact of individuals in industrialized nations is great enough that this is not likely to happen.
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