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Here is an overview of some key results statistics for A Level Geography in 2018.

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A Level Geography Exam Statistics for 2018
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Deforestation

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The removal of long-established woodland is known as deforestation (the opposite – replanting a forest is ‘reforestation’ while establishing a new forest where one has not existed for a significant period...

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Deforestation

What is the rural-urban fringe? Quite simply it’s the transition zone where urban and rural areas meet, mix and sometimes clash. It's a manmade version of the "edge effect",...

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Characteristics of the rural-urban fringe
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The DTM is a model of population change from a low stable population to a high stable population as a result of a preliminary fall in the death rate from...

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The Demographic Transition Model (DTM)

Ores are rocks that contain sufficiently high concentrations of minerals, including metals, which can be economically extracted for use in industrial processes. Like fossil fuels, there is a mismatch between...

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Natural Resource Issues - Mineral Ores
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Geopolitics of Energy

Energy offers one of the clearest examples a geopolitical issue, that is where the trade relationship between two or more countries is heavily influenced by political factors.

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Geopolitics of Energy
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Energy Trade

The divergent distribution of energy production and energy consumption leads to a need for energy trade as it is transported from areas of energy surplus to locations of energy deficit.

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Energy Trade
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Energy - Nuclear

Key points on demand for and supply of nuclear energy include:

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Energy - Nuclear

Key points on global demand for and supply of gas are:

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Energy - the Gas Trade

Key points on global demand for and supply of coal include:

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Energy - the Coal Trade

Due to their non-renewable nature, finite resource exploitation makes sustainability a critical issue when making decisions on extraction rates. Resource sustainability is not only about ensuring future generations have access...

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Sustainable Resource Development
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Resource Peaks

The idea of a resource peak originated with the concept of 'peak oil', which refers to the moment when a maximum rate of resource exploitation is experienced. It occurs just...

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Resource Peaks
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Resource Frontiers

A resource frontier refers to an area on the periphery of a country or territory which is being opened up for resource extraction as older, more accessible resource locations become...

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Resource Frontiers

After the initial exploitation of a resource, there may be a need to further develop the resource field either to meet growing demand or to manage the quantity of resources...

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Resource Development Stage
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What is a Resource?

Whilst definitions can vary, a resource is something which human society attaches value to due to its usefulness. This means that what is considered a resource can change over time:...

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What is a Resource?

When evaluating the availability of stock resources, the main categorisation is between resources and reserves. 

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Evaluating stock resources

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