EVPP 111 Lecture - Learning Guide 1 - Human Populations - Import History Trends - Fall 10

EVPP 111 Lecture - Learning Guide 1 - Human Populations - Import History Trends - Fall 10

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EVPP 111 Lecture Fall 2010 Human Populations: History, Importance, Trends Were concerns about human population growth/size expressed prior to the 21 st  century? Does everyone agree that there is a human population problem? Why do some people think that there is no human population problem? Does human population growth contribute to environmental problems? What are some examples of environmental problems/issues exacerbated by human population growth? During what part of history (approximately) has the human population been undergoing exponential/explosive  growth? To what is the exponential increase in human population over the past couple of centuries attributed?
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Unformatted text preview: • What are the current trends in human population growth? • Is human population size and growth uniform over the planet? • During the latter part of the 20 th century did the rate of human population growth increase or decrease? • During the latter part of the 20 th century did the size of the human population increase or decrease? • What is the current population of the earth (approximately)? • What is doubling time and what does it tell you about a population? 1 EVPP 111 Lecture Learning & Study Guide #1 Fall 2010 • How do you calculate doubling time? 2...
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EVPP 111 Lecture - Learning Guide 1 - Human Populations - Import History Trends - Fall 10

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