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Chapter_39 - Human Population Growth Exponential growth...

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Chapter 39: Population Growth and Regulation Ecology Population How Does Population Size Change? Biotic potential Environmental resistance How is Population Growth Regulated? Environmental Resistance Limits Population Growth Density-dependent factors 1. 2. 3. Density-independent factors Predators Help Control Prey Populations Survivorship Curves 1. 2. 3.
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Unformatted text preview: Human Population Growth Exponential growth will continue (age structure) 0. We continue to overcome environmental resistance 0. Medical advances; Agricultural advances 1. Developed countries with more stable populations U.S. consumes & pollutes disproportionately 0. 5% of the world population 1. 25% of CO2 emissions...
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2010 for the course BIOL 1001 taught by Professor Minor during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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