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Environmental Science and Human Population Worksheet
Using the textbooks, the University Library, or other resources, answer each of the following questions in 100 to 200 words.
1. What would you include in a brief summary on the history of the modern environmental movement, from the 1960s to the present? The desire to make profits have grown astronomically from the 60s’ until now. Earth’s resources are now being used as cheaper way to supply the population with certain needs that may be taking away from the natures Forrest and water supply. These resources are not being replaced with other natural resources in fact businessman and corporations with the greed for profits create pollutants which
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3. What is carrying capacity? Compare predictions for human population growth in developed countries versus developing countries. What will occur if carrying capacity is exceeded? Carrying capacity is the number of individuals that the environment can support. Being that undeveloped countries don’t have complete knowledge of certain medicines pertaining to birth control makes couples produce much more and in return makes families that would usually consist of a lesser number now greater in size. This then makes it easier for the family to thrive as a whole due to the number of participants in tending of the land which is need to provide food for the family. In most developed countries society is well informed and supplied with education, and proper birth control methods which in return decreases the size of the family however this is replaced with the importance of the value of education which then instills morales and beliefs that the value of money should be put in a category of concern and a budget which allows families to operate on affordable levels are discovered. The responsibility becomes more taskful when money is involved so it leaves less time for a family to interact intimately and decreases chances of increasing of population. If the carrying capacity is indeed met and exceeds the population will decline due to lack of supply of much