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Peter J. Russell + 2 others
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Peter J. Russell + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305389892
Textbook Problem

How have humans sidestepped the controls that regulate populations of other organisms?

Summary Introduction

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The controls that regulate populations of other organisms, have been sidestepped by humans.

Introduction:

Over the past 250 years, human populations have increased drastically worldwide. There are three ways by which humans have avoided the effects of density-dependent regulating factors that are identified by demographers. Usually, food, environmental factors, and mortality rate are the major factors affecting the human populations.

Explanation

The survival skills of humans from their ability to solve ecological problems by building fires, assembling shelters, making clothing, and tools have spread from generation to generation to generation.

As the populations of humans is increasing, their need to sustain in this environment is increasing as well, thereby increasing the carrying capacity of habitats they occupy...

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