10 Human Population

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8/29/2011 1 Human Population Thomas Robert Malthus 200 years ago, Malthus wrote his “Essay on the Principle of Population” Thomas Robert Malthus Born: 1766 Died: 1834 His theory: The tendency of every species, including humans, is to increase at a geometric rate, while its subsistence increases at an arithmetic rate. 0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 0 50
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Unformatted text preview: 100 150 200 250 300 Years Number geometric arithmetic Geometric rate: 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, Arithmetic rate: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 Why is there hunger and starvation today? With all the concern about surplus food production in the Developed Countries of the world, why is there hunger and starvation in the world today?...
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