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The current estimate of the worldwide human population is 6,888,315,361 (U.S. & World Population Clocks, 2010). This number changes as people are being born and people die. Currently the birth rate is larger than the death rate among humans. The population will continue to grow unless the birth rate and death rate become equal to each other. Humans are self sufficient; we raise livestock, grow plants to eat, build shelter to live in, and we reproduce. When I was younger I was told by my grandmother that for every death there is a birth. Well this seems to be true, but there is more than one birth for every death. If the population of humans
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Unformatted text preview: continues to rise like this other living organisms will start to die off. As we grow in numbers the more land we take for building shelter. We will be taking away the homes of other living organisms. Sooner or later we will run out of resources due to the growth of the population. We as humans need oxygen, food, and water to survive, we produce carbon dioxide; plants need carbon dioxide, nutrients, and water to survive, plants produce oxygen. Humans and plants need each other to survive. Works Cited U.S. & World Population Clocks . (2010, August 25). Retrieved December 17, 2010, from Census.gov: http://www.census.gov/main/www/popclock.html...
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