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Introduction Cause: Population Explosion. The world is getting crowded and all these people are put ting to much stress on the environment. Solution: Having fewer children. Limiting births alone will not solve the global crisis—we must change our behavior in many ways.
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Possible Futures Overshoot and collapse from business-as-usual. The collapse is caused largely by an industrial system that is crucially dependent on nonrenewable resources. Nonrenewable Resources Difficulty to Extract Resources from the Earth Flexibility to Ecological Restruction Amounts of Capital and Energy Needed Economy Agriculture Health Care Food per Capita Disease Death Rate + - + + - + + + - - + Population Exploration of the Earth + - - -
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How Can We do to Avoid suc h a Fate? Technology Moving away from dependence on nonrenewable resources through greater efficienc y and a greater use of renewable resources. Improving agricultural technologies and particularly soil conservation so that agricul ture is less damaging to the land.
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course BUS 401 taught by Professor Terrywilson during the Spring '11 term at Solano Community College.

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