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Unformatted text preview: draining lakes below. The entire cycle of erosion and deposition is being interrupted; species are being hunted, polluted or starved into extinction. Every organism breeds to the carrying capacity of its ecosystem. So far, humans have been able to manipulate the total earth ecosystem enough to continue to over reproduce. There will be an end to that overproduction at some point in time. When that point arrives, disease and starvation will decimate the human population the same way it does the populations of other over-producing organisms. http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/ipc/pcwe http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/popclockworld.html...
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This note was uploaded on 07/13/2011 for the course ECONOMICS 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at Kaplan University.
- Spring '11