Population checkpoint - Which factors affect population...

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The Four Factors affecting population change are: 1. Birth Rate –Birth Rates are affected by many factors such as the ability to receive health care, family planning, the use and availability of contraceptives, governmental policies, economic growth, education, social and cultural views, and the use of abortion. 2. Death Rate – The number of deaths occurring the population Death rates are caused by the lack of availability of food and water, lack of education, disease, lack of medical care, suicide, car accidents, crime, war, and government entities. 3. Immigration – People entering a country for various reasons. 4. Emigration – People leaving a country for various reasons.
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Unformatted text preview: Which factors affect population size in the video? The main factor the effects the population in the video is the rate at which the nutria breeds. A female nutria and give birth to up to 40 nutria babies per year, and those babies are ready to have their own babies at 6 weeks of age. What do you predict will happen to the nutria population after the land is depleted of the nutrias’ food resource? I believe the one of two things will happen: 1. The nutria will become extinct. OR 2. The nutria will migrate to lands with the same type of food resource and repopulate that area....
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Patriciajones during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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