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    • Rural environment in MEDCs Lesson 5
    • Rural environments in MEDCs Categories Description Features • Declining villages in some parts, At a travellingRemote rural distance of more than •Abandoned farms, 1 hour from an urban area •Ones with a high proportion of second homes •Suburbanised area Accessible At a travelling rural distance between •Commuters settlements 15mins and 1 hour from an urban area •Areas of intensive farmingUrban fringe Land close to the edge •Areas of greenbelt attempting to of the urban area curtail the spread of urban sprawl
    • Both MEDCs and LEDCs areas are undergoing change Growth or Decline of settlements Landscape and rural RURAL Changing environment CHANGE services Changing population and community structure
    • Key factors that affect rural change include the following:• Proximity to large urban areas• Accessibility• Natural beauty• Planning decisions• Land reform• Agricultural changes and innovations• Diversification and tourism development
    • The processes of change produce either growth or decline, creating a cycle
    • Changes in rural settlements in the UK:• Counter-urbanisation / Population• Agriculture• Leisure and Tourism• Transport• Economics
    • Conterurbanisation
    • Changes in rural settlements in UK: services
    • UKRURAL BLISS…
    • UK VILLAGEPROBLEMS
    • Credits to• Mr Garreth Griffith for sharing the all the resources..