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Tommy Sylvester SOC 200 Spring 2008 Due: April 21 1. List the “ten inescapable realities” according to Kenneth Smail that make the case for “dramatically reducing global human numbers.” Then give Garrett Hardin’s solution for “the tragedy of the commons” regarding overpopulation. Give your evaluation of these two authors’ solutions to the problem of global overpopulation. Kenneth Smail lists these “ten inescapable realities” that make the case for “dramatically reducing global human numbers”: 1. the unprecedented numerical expansion during this most recent century, with population increases from 1.6 billion in 1900, to 6 billion in 2000. 2. Even at zero population growth (zpg), limiting human fertility to 2.1 children per family, global population would continue its rapid rate of expansion. 3. Reduced death rates are contributing significantly to the problem. 4.
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