1. In general, around what land forms are the highest concentrations of people in the region found?
2. What environmental issues have accompanied population growth in this region? What are potential future issues?
3. What types of agriculture tend to attract the highest concentrations of population? Why?
4. Given the large numbers of tropical forests near population centers, what might the future hold for the agriculture of the region?
5. With most major industrial areas located in densely populated areas, what potential environmental issues might arise? How could the region avoid such problems?