Biology 6 Chapter 7

Biology 6 Chapter 7 - reproductive years; plays a key role...

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Chapter 7 1. What is Curitiba? Where is it? GREAT!!! Curbita is an ecocity located in Brazil. 2. Is the world overpopulated? Yes 3. What is the world’s population? 6.7 Billion 4. Population projection for year 2050? 9.2 Billion 5. Crude Birth versus crude death rates? Crude Birth Rate: number of live births per 1,000 people in a population in a given year; Death Rate: number of deaths per 1,000 people in a population in a given year 6. Population of China: 1.3 Billion 7. Population of India: 1.1 Billion 8. Population of United States: 300 Million 9. ZPG: Zero Population Growth 10. Replacement Level Fertility Rate: average number of children that couples in a population must bear to replace themselves 11. Total fertility rate: average number of children born to women in a population during their
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Unformatted text preview: reproductive years; plays a key role in determining population size 12. Immigration Legalize or Not? NO. reducing immigration can stabilize population sooner and help reduce the country’s enormous environmental impact from its huge ecological footprint 13. Prereproductive ages (0-14); Reproductive Ages (15-44); Postreproductive ages (45-85+) 14. Aids Tragedy: AIDS is projected to cause the premature deaths of 278 million people; AIDS kill many young adults; loss of a country’s productive young adult workers and trained personnel due to deaths to AIDS 15. Demographic Transition:...
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