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problem of numbers and environment

problem of numbers and environment

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delas with the problem of numbers/human population; discusses demographic transition and trends in population stabilization; and also discusses environmental impacts of population.
delas with the problem of numbers/human population; discusses demographic transition and trends in population stabilization; and also discusses environmental impacts of population.

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Published by: Dr. Akepati Sivarami Reddy on May 01, 2011
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11/22/2012

Until the beginning of 1800s population increased slowly and

variably with periodic setbacks

In 1830 it reached 1 billion and took 100 years to reach 2
billion by 1930

Its next doubling was within 45 years (reached 3 billion by
1960 and 4 billion by 1975)

By 1999 it reached 6 billion (reached 5 billion by 1987) and
growing at the rate of 77 million per year

According to UN projections world population may pass 7
billion in 2013, 8 in 2028, 9 in 2052 and finally level off at
around 10 billion by end of 22nd

century (declining fertility

rates are assumed)

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