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Unformatted text preview: 1 Biology 213 Week #11 Lecture Outline: Possible causes of neurological diseases in Micronesia Reading: JAMA Article posted on Blackboard California Biodiversity and Habitat Populations and Population Growth Humans have demonstrated a recent massive increase in growth rate 1. Expansion of habitat 2. Increased capacity in existing habitats 3. Sidestepped limiting factors with technology and medicine 1999 1975 domestication of plants, animals 9000 B.C. (about 11,000 years ago) agricultural y based urban societies beginning of industrial, scientific revolutions Human Population Growth Current Population 6.3 Billion 1.5 billion humans live in absolute poverty Review: Community Interactions Commensalism InterspeciFc competition Predation and parasitism Mutualism Table 42.1 Paul Cox Paul Cox Matt Ritter Matt Ritter 2 Umatac Village, Guam Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis-Parkinsons Dementia Complex in Guam In Umatac 1/3 of all adult deaths between 1944-1953 were...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course BIO 213 taught by Professor Lee during the Fall '08 term at Cal Poly.
- Fall '08