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Unformatted text preview: This disharmony would lead to widespread poverty and starvation, which would only be checked by natural occurrences such as disease, high infant mortality, famine, war or moral restraint. His main contribution is in the agricultural sector. According to this theory there are two steps to control the population: preventative and positive checks. Preventative means control in birth rate, and uses of different methods to control birth; and positive checks means natural calamities, war, etc P ROBLEM- D WINDLING W ATER S UPPLY ( SOULTION FOR LACK OF FOOD / WATER RESOURCES ) S OLUTION- D ESALINIZATION , MORE CROPS THAT ARE LESS DEPENDENT ON WATER • Desalinization is the removal of salt from water. • As the population increases there are less resources available, if we ever run out of fresh water then we could use desalination as a way to provide for those who would be left without....
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- Fall '11
- Demography, Famine, World population, human population growth