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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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- Spring '11
- World population, 11,058,090 Day, 15,148 6,422 8,726 145 Minute, 132,697,074 56,260,324 4,688,360 76,436,750 Month, 252 107 Second, 363,554 154,138 Hour