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Analyzing the Effective Growth of Population in Alberta - It is difficult to presume what would happen if one day Alberta’s population has the lowest average of population expansion . As Johnston and Maclennan (2008) indicate, “Alberta’s population growth continued to be the highest among all provinces” (para. 1). At the same time, fast development of urban areas, stable economy and oil reserves attract newcomers to move the province of Alberta. In addition, the government of Alberta takes all possible measures to increase the quality of life and develop health facilities for all population groups....   [tags: Population]
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The South: Educating a Growing Hispanic Population - Introduction For many years the United States minority population mostly consisted of African Americans. In 2003, the statistic changed to Hispanics becoming the largest minority population in the United Sates (Parrado & Kandel, 2010). With the increase of the Hispanic population, education concerns of this population have started to arise. In some cases, Hispanics are being over referred to special education programs. This phenomenon is linked to the presence of a language barrier as well as other characteristics of the children in this population (Guiberson, 2009)....   [tags: Population]
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Compare and Contrast Two Accounts of the Role of the Census in Making up the UK Population - The census is a decennial practice exercised by nation-states that aims to locate, primarily through an address, and identify the people who inhabit their territories, for the purpose of governing. (Ruppert E. and Isin E., 2009, p. 400) The census is structured as a classification questionnaire system that requires each member of a household to identify him or herself, into group categories such as age, gender, nationality, ethnicity and occupation. The information collected in the census is then used by central governments to make an accurate estimate of the total population, and to understand possible needs for public services, housing, unemployment and transportation....   [tags: Population]
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The Population Problem - The Population Problem Imagine a world where there isn't enough clean water to drink and there isn't ample food to eat. We have used up most of the resources that we require to survive. What little that is left is so polluted that it is not fit to be used. Is this our future. What are we doing to keep this from happening. We recycle, we ride our bikes, we compost, but is this enough. It is up to us to find a cure to the ailment that is destroying our planet. We only have one Earth to sustain the entire human race for the rest of its existence....   [tags: over-population, ecology, environmental]
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The Impact of Population Growth on the Environment - Our world is too small for our ever rapidly growing population. One day resources will run dry and vanish, which will bring death and loss to all nations on this planet. Many researchers and scientists have confirmed that the population will reach 10 billion by the end of the century and will continue to stream upward. There are many different ways in trying to decrease population to contain global warming and assist our environmental changes. The only way to steadily succeeding, families must be the regulators of their fertility and future....   [tags: population integrity, birth contro] 1240 words
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A Specie's Vulnerability to Population Decline - Policy- and decision-makers claim information about the causes of population declines which driving species on the brink of extinction (). However, it is pointed out that the causes of vulnerability remain unclear to explain the variation to the risk of extinction (). According to Reynolds (2003), vulnerability is determinate by both the decline of species population and the reduction of their geographical range. These two forms of vulnerability are affected by both species’ mortality and habitat loss, which are the causes of intrinsic biological traits, extrinsic human induced effects and stochastic factors that likely determine the population trends ()....   [tags: animals, Population Decline, ] 558 words
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Population Growth and Feeding the Poor - ... As Helle Jeppesen points out in an article on population growth that the “highest population growth occurs in poor countries (Jeppesen, Helle).” The reason for this is because of the lack of sex education and birth control in these countries. This has caused around 80 million women each year to have unplanned pregnancies, says Helle Jeppesen. According to the UN, if current growth rates don’t decline, the population could reach 28.6 billion by the year 2100. These poor nations are already finding it hard to feed the people, and the decrease in water, energy, and food only makes things worse....   [tags: population growth, scarcity of food]
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Transnationalism: The Study of Population Moves - "As a theoretical construct about immigrant life and identity, transnationalism aptly suits the study of population movements in a world where improved modes of transport, as well as the images that are transmitted by means of modern telecommunications have shortened the social distance between sending and receiving countries." An immigrant's ability to adapt to a different nation has become an easier task than it was before. Customs, practices, religions, political standings and cultures have blended in many nations to create an almost global civilization where media and communication through the internet are connecting people from across the world....   [tags: Population Movements, Transport]
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Aging: The Growing Population of Elderly - I. Introduction The purpose of this paper is to bring greater awareness of important aspects of the growing population of elderly – that is, people 65 years of age and older with a developmental disability. The US census projects that by the year 2030 the population of individuals aged 65 and over will reach approximately 73,000,000. This projection accounts for both males and females. More importantly, it also accounts for those with developmental disabilities. Because of the increase in life-expectancy it is not out of the realm of reality that people with develpmental disabilities work longer, thus, contributing more into the profit driven society, more importantly, making a relevant argu...   [tags: population, developmental disability]
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Population Growth And Poverty: Nigeria - Population growth is one of the biggest issues that the human species can face no matter where it is occurring in the world. For years ever since the 1960’s, the world’s population growth rate has been rapidly increasing and in some cases doubling. With the rapid growth of population come many challenges that people have to face and Nigeria is no exception. Nigeria, a country located in West Africa, is the sixth most populous country in the world with a total population of over 167 million (Rosenthal)....   [tags: increase in population, unemployment, crime]
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Human Population Growth - Human population growth is becoming a huge issue in our world today. The population is increasing rapidly. The reason that it is becoming a concern is because it has affected the economic, environmental, and social aspects of our world. In the film Frontline: Heat, we can see how there might not be a future for our planet unless we are able to reduce the emissions and make our world a safe place. Not only for the present but also for future generations so that they are able to live long and healthy lives....   [tags: World Population] 467 words
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The Problem of Over-Population - Q: Over-population is strength or weakness for world. Answer: Over-population Over-population means that the number of people increased from the limit of the world. Actually over-population is proportional to the birth rate. Overpopulation can result from an increase in births, a decline in mortality rates an increase in immigration, or an unsustainable biome and depletion of resources. The population is increasing day by day due to which facilities are going to decreases. There are some advantages which convey us that over-population is strength for world but there are many reasons due to which it is weakness for the world....   [tags: Over-Population Essays] 1005 words
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The Effects of Population Growth in China - Thesis statement : Since the population has grown rapidly since in the past Fifty (5) years, how did the Chinese government deal with the population explosion in the past and how will they deal,with it in the future. Though China is the world's fifth-largest country in terms of area and the second largest country in Asia, it is the most populous country in the world. There is over one billion Chinese people which is 19 percent of the world's population and the population still keeps growing. From 2000 to 2010, Chinese population growth is about 6.2% and if we compared the population from 1960 with 2010, the population had grown more than 100%....   [tags: population density, one child policy]
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The Problem of Over-Population - INTRODUCTION : One of the major social problems of Pakistan is overpopulation, it gives rise to other problems such as illiteracy, unemployment and poverty. Actually overpopulation causes much more damage other than giving rise to such problems. It gives rise to many more problems, which affect our country, both socially and economically. I want to illustrate the above mentioned problems for the time being. My aim is to explain illiteracy, unemployment and poverty under the debate of overpopulation....   [tags: Over-Population Essays] 1100 words
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The Impact of Population Growth - Overpopulation is increasing every year and will eventually consume the planet. According to Nasif Nahle, overpopulation is “a term that refers to a condition by which the population density enlarges to a limit that provokes the environmental deterioration, a remarkable decline in the quality of life, or a population collapse.” People often ignore the subject of overpopulation, but this predicament is the world’s leading problem that society is burdened with going into the future. Unless the human population across the world lowers drastically, the consequences of overpopulation will ensue....   [tags: population, quality of life, medical technology]
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The Study of the Population Growth of Kenya and Thailand - The world’s population grows by 150 people per minute and 78,840,000 people per year, according to medindia.net. With the increasing population, the world may not have enough resources for everyone. The average Global Hectare per person in Thailand is 1.15 and in Kenya it is 0.59 as of 2007 and the average global hectare per person in the world is 1.8 (Wikipedia). Due to the growing population, the average number of global hectares per person is shrinking. More land is required to sustain a larger population....   [tags: population, resources, kenya, thailand] 652 words
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Urban Population Dynamics as a Social Driver of Land Fragmentation - 3.2 Urban population dynamics Between 1990 and 2000, total population of the American West region increased from 52,786,082 to 63,197,932, which is 19.7% increment and it was the fastest among all four regions in the country (Perry and Mackun 2001). It is also a reflection of the population growth trend continued in the post-World War II period characterized by rapid growth of several Southwestern metropolitan cities. These “magnet” cities have been a popular destination for those looking to tap into burgeoning economic opportunities in the region as well as for those seeking to retire in a place with better “quality of life” and amenities—warmer climate, year round sunshine, and wilderness...   [tags: Population Growth]
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The United States Problems With Population Growth - While the world has issues with immigration, health care, drugs, gun control, taxes, and so on going on in the world we forget to think about the fact that our world is facing an issue as impractical as population growth. The idea that having a child will create issues for a country is odd, but it is the case for many countries, including the United States of America. “The U.S. is the third most populous country in the world and has the highest population growth rate of all developed countries,” ( Chamie 1) to further analyze this issue to put it in perspective of the global issue it actual is by comparing the United States current issue with population growth to the population growth issue...   [tags: immigration, over-population] 1470 words
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Aging population in China, Japan and Korea - China, Japan and Korea have lots of similarities; such as they start economic development and growth within a short period of time, which is 1960s of Japan, Korea in1970s and China had economic reform since 1978. They have successfully controlled their population growth which population transition from high birth rate to low birth rates in a short period of time. Population aging is one of the social issues which they are facing. This essay will examine their differences and the impact or significant toward their neighbouring countries....   [tags: asian population, aging, elderly]
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Effect of Population Density in Sexual Development, - The gametophytes used in this experiment are of C-ferns. They tend to mature and produce spores at temperature of 28oC and conditions of high humidity. The spores that germinate first are hermaphrodites. Hermaphrodites tend to produce a pheromone called antheridiogen. It is this pheromone that causes later germinating spores to become male. In wild type culture of C-ferns, it is expected that there will be a high concentration of antheridiogen since the hermaphrodites are producing antheridiogen....   [tags: population density,sexual development,gametophytes]
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Shark Population Decline - Every Jaws fan knows the shark gets it in the end. What they do not know is that too many sharks have gotten it; and that has caused a rapid decline in the shark population over the past thirty years. Since the 1970's, sharks of the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico shores have declined eighty-five percent. Sharks are vital animal to our world's ecosystem, and if the decline is not controlled; we could be facing devastating problems in years to come. Information has been obtained from two books: The Shark Almanac by Thomas B....   [tags: Sharks Extinction Population Endangered Species] 1505 words
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The Benefits of Aerobic, Resistance and Balance Exercises in the Geriatric Population - Functionality means individual capabilities to carry out activities of daily life in a harmless and self-regulating way without being fatigue. Physical inactivity invites various problems in elderly individuals. The reasons of immobility in elderly people are poor health, hospitalization, and disability that reduce body’s muscle mass1. At the age of 50 years, minor reduction in muscle strength occurs and after the age of 65 years each decade it reduces 12% to 15% 2 .The study mentions that “Loss of muscle mass, particularly of fast-twitch or Type II fibers that accompany advanced age, is associated with muscle weakness, increased fatigability, and a loss of functional independency”1....   [tags: elderly population, senior fitness]
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Population Growth Before and After World War II - ​“Given the serious worldwide dilemmas posed by population growth, why should we consider low fertility rate a problem?”(pg 340). I think this question raises a big concern for the human species in general. If the number of people on this earth is declining, that isn't necessarily positive. It is exceptional to mention that population studies weren’t that widespread before the Second war. People weren’t involved regarding however a population grows. In truth their evolving population was thought-about a mathematical analysis instead of a demographic one....   [tags: human ecology, population, analysis] 572 words
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Population Data Opens New Global Territory - The globe can be daunting to retailers, but the use of calculated demographic data can educates retailers toward the country who shows greatest promise for retail growth. Retail is fast paced every changing environment and retailers look beyond their current customer base setting their sights abroad to expand into the uncharted fast growing markets of other countries. Global market penetration can seem risky business to retailer who are currently profitably, showing strong growth within their current consumer base, yet retailers understands the need to reach further into the global market and diversify....   [tags: retail market, population, market trends]
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World Population - In the last few centuries, the number of people living on Earth has increased many times over. By the year 2000, there will be 10 times more people on Earth than there were 300 years ago. How can population grow so fast. Think of a family tree. At the top are 2 parents, and beneath them the children they had. Listed beneath those children are the children they had, and so on and so on, down through each generation. As long as the family members continue to reproduce, the family tree continues to increase in size, getting larger with each passing generation....   [tags: population growth] 504 words
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Wyoming Population Boom - Wyoming Population Boom The population of a state is a seemingly simple number but one that has many complex and interesting implications. It can affect the economic, social and environmental success either short term or long term. In July 2006, Wyoming’s total resident population reached a record level of 515,004. This number may seem small when looking at the population of an entire state in comparison to other states, but for Wyoming, it really is the record number in the history of this state....   [tags: Statistics Population State Wyoming Essays]
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The Economic Agency of Women in Malthus’ Essay on the Principle of Population - The Economic Agency of Women in Malthus’ Essay on the Principle of Population It is difficult to examine the question of the division of labor within the household in Malthus’ writings as it seems to be entirely outside the scope of his work. Though his conclusions are predicated on the relationship between men and women, from reading his writing one has the distinct impression that women are not really a factor. In spite of this, an examination of the implications inherent in Malthus’ analysis is revealing of some basic assumptions he makes regarding the economic role of women....   [tags: Malthus Principle of Population]
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The management of deer populations - Introduction The economics of white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, management is comprised of multiple facets. Deer herd health and population regulation are central to the economics of most deer management plans. The local white-tailed deer populations directly impact human welfare economics. The management of deer populations heavily affects agriculture, forestry, landscaping, and natural vegetation. Recreational services are another economic source realized from the management of white-tailed deer....   [tags: Population Control] 1646 words
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India's Population Growth Problem and Its Consequences - The population of India is in trouble. They are facing widespread overpopulation and the second largest AIDS epidemic in the world. The objective is to point out the differences in Indian and US population compositions, total fertility rates, economic conditions, disease control policies, growth, and literacy rates. These comparisons will help to put India's population problems in perspective. Together, these two countries house the second and third largest populations on the Earth. To put it in perspective, of the 6.1 billion people who exist on earth, seventeen percent are either Indians or Americans (Haub, 3)....   [tags: India Population Overpopulation Essays Papers]
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Socio-Economic Consequences of China’s ‘One-child per Couple’ Population Policy - ... Although it is arguably true that these single-children can make their own guanxi outside of family, the single-children will not be able to share their social capital to each other with their siblings (Webster 2007). The one-child policy may have increased the ratio of rural children to urban children, and thereby encouraged the exploitative relationship between the city and countryside. The couples with worker registration (as opposed to the less favorable peasant registration) were more compliant with the policy, and were more likely to gain permits before giving birth, so the SRB is lower in urban than in rural areas (Li 1995: 568; Li 2007: 2-3)....   [tags: china´s population, history, ming dynasty]
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Craig Waddell’s Perils of a Modern Cassandra and the Ehrlichs’ The Population Bomb - Rhetorical Strategy in Craig Waddell’s Perils of a Modern Cassandra and the Ehrlichs’ The Population Bomb In Perils of a Modern Cassandra, Craig Waddell suggests that the Ehrlichs should revise their rhetorical strategy in The Population Bomb because it is ineffective in attracting readers to their argument. Particularly problematic are the Ehrlichs’ alienating attitude towards non-educated non-environmentalists in his audience, a lack of both an inviting ethos, and a lack of compassion for the reader....   [tags: Perils of a Modern Cassandra Population Bomb]
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The Growing Population - A Growing Population: Problem or Excuse. The current worldwide population is around 6.9 billion and is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050 (Baird). This projected population number is down from the once predicted 16 billion (Baird) and while some are not concerned others are worried by any increase in population. Population growth is discussed in the articles “Too Many People?” by Vanessa Baird; “Population Control: How Can There Possibly Be Too Many of Us?” by Frank Furedi; and “The Population Bomb Revisited,” by Paul R....   [tags: Issue, Excuse, Validity]
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The Elderly Population - According to the Collins dictionary, the term ‘elderly’ is associated with persons who are quite old or past middle age. In the Caribbean, the age of definition is mostly linked to 60 years old and over. However, the age variation takes into consideration the social class differences, gender, functional ability related to the workforce, the country’s political and economical situation, likewise the retirement age. This report is cemented on the elderly population in a corporate home in the Kingston and St....   [tags: age, senior citizens, Jamaica, corporate home]
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A Growing Population: Problem or Excuse? - The current worldwide population is around 6.9 billion and is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050 (Baird). This projected population number is down from the once predicted 16 billion (Baird) and while some are not concerned, others are worried about any increase in population. Population growth is discussed in the articles “Too Many People?” by Vanessa Baird; “Population Control: How Can There Possibly Be Too Many of Us?” by Frank Furedi; and “The Population Bomb Revisited,” by Paul R. Ehrlich and Anne H....   [tags: Repeated Essay]
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The Issue of Over Population in the Earth - ... If we have to start relying heavily on pesticides to produce foods it could easily get in to the population water supply, in turn killing many more people. Another effect that we can see is the gas crisis; this again comes from too many people using up too many resources. If in, “2050 the world population will explode from today’s 7 billion to 10 billion” (Ferrell Paul). Then that is going to end up meaning more people needing to use up more gas and oil. The end of gas and oil will come, it is inevitable, with the amount of oil being consumed all over the world added to the fact that the population is still increasing rapidly, we will end up sucking up all the oil the world has to offer....   [tags: possible solutions, human fertility]
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The Aging Population of the Last Century - ... The immigratants help to replace the position that the Canadians do not to work on. Also, “the Conference Board of Canada has found that immigration has a positive impact on innovation at many levels; it asserts that immigrants represent a high proportion of those who are recognized for achievements in research and the arts, that they improve innovation in Canadian businesses and that they expand Canada’s trade relations” (Elegersma, Simeone, Roy-Cesar, Theckedath 8). The immigrants, besides filling up the emply spot causes by shortage of labor in the market, they bring the new life in Canadian trading sector....   [tags: fertility control, life expectancy, birth]
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The Effects of a High Global Population - ... South Korea, which clearly disagreed, fought back. Another prime example is the Philippines. They were controlled under Spain for 334 years, until in 1898 when the United States took it over in the Spanish-American war. A year later, the Philippines fought the United States for independence and gained it. Each of these wars was started because of disagreements. Pollution is another issue that cannot be stopped with a rising population. People do not realize the impact they have on the earth and think that it is just one wrapper....   [tags: hunger, warfare, pollution]
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Falls and their Impact on the Elder Population - ... The first group will be discharged with no referral to any other community services. The second group will be referred to long term community services such as falls prevention service, integrated primary care team. The current pressure on the NHS has made some community services waiting lists longer than is expected to be, which has created a large gap in time between the services. It has been noticed that some patients bounce back to the community short term service or get admitted to the hospital only after a few days/weeks from their discharge (large groups due to falls), some of them while they waiting for other long term community services , so the proposed program will be applied...   [tags: ambulance service, aging, decreasing abilities] 2608 words
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A Report on Canada's Aging Population - 1 INTRODUCTION The Canadian population is graying at a steady pace, adding thousands of seniors above the age of 65 in the population charts year after year. This segment of the population needs special attention due to its social, emotional, health, and dwelling needs. Continued growth in the size of aging population is putting pressure on the economy, health care system, and living space for seniors. Planners and policy makers need to pay immediate attention to the issue as it is going to affect all Canadians in the years to come....   [tags: seniors, health, taxes] 2340 words
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Neccessary Adaptations for an Aging Population - ... However, in developed countries where nuclear family is more common, responsibility for the elderly has now been shifted to professional providers. For many now, the doubt is: should care be provided by the government or should the elderly and their families pay the full price. An ageing population means there is a decrease in the working population. As a result, the number of people paying taxes is less than those who receive pensions from these taxes. This may cause prejudice and tension between the working population and the ageing population....   [tags: care, active, pharmacist] 715 words
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The Overall Population of the Healthcare System - The goal of the United States health care system is good health within the nation’s population. To achieve this high level of health for the overall population, the system has to be well incorporated and smoothly function. Also, each components of the system has to work together to attain the goal. Our system has a long way to reach the goal. There is so much diversity within the population and disparities in medical access and treatment (Mosely & Paterson, 2008). Hence, it is important for all healthcare providers to understand cultural competence, cultural awareness, cultural sensitivity, and cultural humility as each one of it affects the delivery of quality care....   [tags: function, goal, access, treatment] 541 words
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The Benefits of a High Immigrant Population - Construction of Main Arguments The benefits of a high immigrant population are apparent in almost every walk of life. Their overall contribution to the general economy is show as a positive one and there improvements to the quality of the workforce are also quite note-worthy. First, let us turn our eyes to something that is indisputable in economics. Even among those who claim that immigration isn't beneficial still have to accept the fact that overall the United States' gross domestic product (G.D.P) increases....   [tags: immigration, economy, workforce, GDP] 1561 words
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Human Population and Patterns of Consumption - ... Clean water, another massive factor in the sustainability of life, will be rare in China, the most populated country in the world. Energy is also being used so extensively that we will need to at least triple it's production by the end of the century. To reach the demand we need to build, roughly, 36 billion solar panels, 23,000 nuclear power plants, and 14 million wind turbines, or we could, of course, continue to pollute the world with another 36,000 power stations of coal and natural gas, which is more likely....   [tags: natural disasters, pollution, famine] 615 words
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The Oyster Population of the The Chesapeake Bay - The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States .It holds 18 hundred trillion gallons of water. The Bay is about 200 miles long, and is home to more than 17 million people. It has been on earth for millions of years and has survived many different events. The importance of the Chesapeake Bay is incredible; two of the United States’ five major North Atlantic ports – Baltimore and Hampton Roads – are on the Bay. (Chesapeake Bay Program, n/d). The Chesapeake Bay provides shelter and food to all living things in the surrounding area....   [tags: Chesapeake Bay Ecology]
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Controlling the Population of House Cats - Common house cats are domesticated animals, and that means they are meant to depend on and coexist with humans, not live in the wild. In most environments, cats are not native species and are therefore invasive, and like most invasive species are a threat to their environment. Not only are they a threat to their environment, but “of primary concern is the welfare of the cats themselves, particularly of kittens, which suffer >50% mortality prior to maturity” (Levy 64). Despite this, feral cat populations continue to rise and in order to stop this trend, humans need to intervene and put in a good effort to help protect both cats and the environment....   [tags: domesticated animals, unwanted felines ]
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The Economic Problem of Population Ageing - In the contemporary world, the economic problem of population ageing caused is revealing gradually. UNESCO provides a standard that a single country or region in the population over 60 years is more than 10% of the total population, which is into the aging of the population. Both of developed and developing countries in recent years have to face more serious aging impacts for economic progress. According to population prospects (2009), the whole world will accelerate the pace of ageing after 2010....   [tags: Economics]
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A New Shelter for the Homeless Population - The Rural Appalachian region of southeastern Ohio is stricken with lack of jobs, transportation, resources, housing, and healthcare options. All of these factors affect the communities that are a part of the rural Appalachian area. A community is defined as a combination of social units that share common functions important to the locality (Kirst-Ashman & Hull, 2012, p.128). “For example, one may think of a community as having specific geographical boundaries, like a city, or as denoting a group with shared interests and beliefs, such as the social work community....   [tags: rural appalachian, mental health, homeless]
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Health for the Indigenous Population in Australia - Health can be defined in various ways but in an ‘Indigenous Persons’ perspective health means not just the physical well being of an individuals relative and dynamic health but also refers to the social, emotional and cultural well-being of the whole Community in which each individual is able to achieve their full potential as a human being. The relative nature of health refers to how we judge our level of health in a period of time or when compared to others in the indigenous population. When comparing Indigenous Australian’s health with non-Indigenous Australians the amount of poor health of aboriginals in Australia is now so low that almost half of Native men and over a third of women die...   [tags: Aboriginals, Culture Healthcare] 1172 words
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The Growth of Population Through History - Worldwide Human Population Humans both early and modern for millions of years had to find food on their own. They collected plants and hunted which took most of the day. Within twelve thousand years Homo Sapiens started making food and making changes to the surroundings. We have made a inadvertently turning point on earth of our life history. Population growth is divided into four periods that are major. 1. The first is the early Paleolithic era around one and a half million years ago....   [tags: food, cultivation, medicine] 721 words
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Dysphagia management in the als population - Introduction Dysphagia is defined as a difficulty in swallowing saliva, liquids, foods, and medications of all consistencies (Murry & Carrau, 2012). Dysphagia is one of the most significant problems that plague individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). ALS, a degenerative neurological disease, slowly degenerates the swallowing function of an individual, most commonly in the oral and pharyngeal phases of swallowing (Stand, Miller, Yorkston, & Hilltel, 1996; Ertekin, Aydogdu, Yuceyar, Kiylioglu, Tarlaci & Uludag, 1999)....   [tags: Degenerative Neurological Disease]
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The Population in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska - Scottsbluff, Nebraska is a small rural community in western Nebraska that developed based on the fundamentals of agriculture. As of 2012, the population of Scotts Bluff County was 36,964. From the total population, farmers make up a large percent of the individuals included in this population. According to the 2007 Census of Agriculture, there were 730 farms in Scotts Bluff County, located over a total of 360,286 acres of land. This makes the average farm size in 2007, 494 acres (Scotts Bluff County Nebraska, 2007)....   [tags: farms, society, community] 2040 words
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The Biracial Population and Personal Identity - In today’s society the high influx of interracial marriages between Black and White individuals has resulted in the biracial population increasing significantly over the past 30 years (Roth, 2005). According to the 2010 census, the number of American children that categorize themselves as biracial has increased to 4.2 million, making it the quickest emergent youth group in the United States (Census, 2010). This has led to interest in the biracial population; recent literature has shown that amongst many studies, “individuals perceive the relationship between their mixed parentage and their self identity differently” (Rockquemore & Brunsma, 2002)....   [tags: resutl of interracial marriages] 2267 words
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Output and Capital Grow with Population - It assumes that labor force, capital and output grow at constant rates. As the population grows more needs to be invested to keep ‘capital-per-worker’ constant. This is what makes up the investment line (NK). Curve Y shows the output per person and curve Sy shows savings/investment per person. The model shows a ‘steady-state’ (E), where savings per worker (Sy) crosses the investment line (NK). This point shows that investment is enough to keep capital per worker constant (K*), which gives output per worker (Y*)....   [tags: labor, investment, income] 677 words
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The United States Homeless Population - Introduction In the United States the homeless population continues to grow rapidly. Homelessness has been a public health issue for many decades. Often times these individuals feel as though society has turned a blind eye to them. This at risk population is seen by society as lazy or chose to live a life on the streets, but if one would examine this population closely would see that there is more to this at risk population than what society has labeled them as. The forces, which affect homelessness, are multifaceted....   [tags: literature, group intervention, homeless, veteran]
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The World is Over Population - The world’s population is approximately 7.16 billion and rising (citation). This means that it has nearly doubled in the past forty years. We are now faced with the severe and significant concern of over population. The amount of people this planet can sustain is becoming controversial. While some are arguing that everyone could fit on the state of Texas if we just put 10,500 people on each square mile (citation), others argue that we do not have enough supplies and resources on our land for every person....   [tags: supplies, resources, food, shelter, clothing] 691 words
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The Criminal Population and African Americans - African Americans are targeted by law enforcement more often than any other race (Toth, Crews & Burton, 2008). Because of this the term racial profiling was created to explain the process of targeting people for criminal activity because of race not evidence (Toth et al, 2008). African Americans are over represented in the criminal justice system based on their population amount compared to whites (Toth et al, 2008). African American males are incarcerated at a rate 9 times that of white males in most states, in others that number may be as high as 12 to 26 times more (Toth et al, 2008)....   [tags: Sociology]
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The World Needs Population Control - Today there are more than seven billion people living on Earth (Kuo 23). One billion of these people are on the verge of starvation, and even more have absolutely no access to sanitized water (Kuo 23-24). Some say that this is due to overpopulation. Having more people on earth proves the need for more food, water, housing, medication, and other necessities (Kuo 24). Though most people who read this paper will not encounter these problems, they happen all over the world (Cover 444). The world population has almost doubled since 1965 and is currently growing at a rate of more than 80 million people every year (Ehrlich and Ehrlich 557)....   [tags: ecology, growth limits, China]
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Substance Abusers: A Vulnerable Population - ... According to Demand Media (2013), stated that internal substance abuse is when someone feels the need to use drugs regularly, having that feeling like you need the drug to get through problems and have trouble when one is trying to stop taking the drug. External substance abuse characteristic is when people often notice behavioral, physical, and psychological changes (Demand Media, 2013). According to demand media, (2013), stated that physical changes are lack in hygiene, changes in the person pupils such as being dilated or constricted, and changes in their weight....   [tags: Drugs, Rehabilitation, Awareness] 835 words
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Health Disparities of elderly population - The purpose of this paper is to illuminate and discuss healthcare vulnerabilities of the elderly rural population in Baker County, Florida and describe how the nursing profession can address these problems. Rural health has been a complex and multifaceted challenge for government and healthcare practitioners. The elderly who live alone in the county suffer from low socioeconomic status, low health literacy rates, declining cognitive and physical health and lack of healthcare facilities. The health status of this vulnerable group is impacted by rural culture and social values, healthcare policy and funding affecting rural healthcare facilities, distance and lack of transportation, and health...   [tags: healthcare,nursing, rural health]
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Increase in The Global Population - The global population is increasing at a rapid pace, and a considerable amount of attention is being given by many nations throughout the world to the steady climb in people’s ages. People living long into the standard retirement age is largely contributing to the massive increase in the global population. It is only in the last century or so that there has been a high rate of elderly people. Now, people who are 65 years old or so are considered to be elderly, but 200 years ago, that age was likely around 50 (Stevenson, n.d.)....   [tags: social intergration,welfare system, elderly]
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The Decrease in Puma Population - The decrease in Puma population causes great changes in our ecosystems. Pumas are close to extinct in South Carolina. There are only a few if the come here from the west which “holds most of the puma population in North America” (Panthera). There are many causes that band together to cause their extinction in South Carolina. This can affect our community by hurting our ecosystems. An ecosystem will go out of balance if a major predator is taken out of it, such as the puma. The decrease in puma population can greatly harm our communities....   [tags: cougars, puma extinction, ecosystem]
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Dealing with a large population - The United States of America is rife with many problems. Many of these problems are highlighted upon in politics and many aren't. Dealing with these problems is not simple in our two party system and leads to many disputes on what is right or what is wrong. The large amount of demographic profiles we have in the United States of America is a key factor to this problem. Several problems related to our large demographic groupings can't be easily solved with a simple law. As an American citizen I feel the right to bear arms is a very important factor of an adult's life, but how we go about taking care of our guns is an entirely different issue as well as the violence that happens with guns....   [tags: Demographic Grouping, Bigger Government]
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Population Increase and Sustainability Issues - ... Residents of Phoenix and its suburbs are stakeholders because public health is at risk due to the increase in air pollution that traffic congestion brings (Cox, 2000). The automotive industry as well as the oil industry would be two more stakeholder groups involved in this wicked problem as these industries play an economic role. Traffic congestion to each of these groups has very different meanings, making the problem definition vague in its scope. Characteristic 2: Undefined Solution For traffic congestion there is no one definite solution....   [tags: phoenix, urban spawl, traffic] 906 words
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Indonesia: Tourism, Industries and Population - ... Its greatest place of interest is Tjong A Fie’s Mansion, a great old architecture. Since Indonesia is close to the equator, it has tropical climate. Instead of having seasons like the US such as spring, fall, summer, and winter, Indonesia has wet and dry seasons. The wet season or monsoon season usually occurs between November and March. When the wind shifts from the Indian island, it brings heavy rainfalls with them. The amount of rainfall varies across different parts of Indonesia. The wet season helps to restore rainforests and fill swamps and marshes with water again....   [tags: cities, traditions, food] 1182 words
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Cough in the Pediatric Population - Cough in the Pediatric Population INTRODUCTION Cough is the most common presenting symptom to general practitioners and persistent cough is one of the most common problems referred to pediatricians and respiratory physicians. Although most of these consultations are likely for acute cough (cough lasting less than 2 weeks), a significant number of consults are for chronic cough. This article concentrates on chronic cough defined as cough present for more than 4 weeks.1 PREVALENCE According to data published, prevalence of chronic cough in primary school-aged children (6-12 years) is 5% to 10 %....   [tags: Health] 2349 words
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Population Health and Aboriginal Homicide - Introduction According to the World Health Organization, health provision inequality has been a big issue in both developed and underdeveloped countries. This inequality has pushed the larger population to think on how to provide and promote quality public health which was deemed dead by the turn of the 19th century. Some organizations such as the World Health Organization have been formed to tackle issues relating to promotion of public health. The need to achieve health for all by the year 2000 and beyond gave rise to the Ottawa Charter Health Promotion, a very first international health conference that was held in the year 1986 (World Health Organization, 2011)....   [tags: Ottowa Charter Health Promotion]
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The Untouchables: The Dalit Population - ... If even a shadow of an untouchable touched a Brahmin, they would be polluted; so untouchables were forced to lay face down, a ways away, whenever a Brahmin passed by. There were also other smaller social classes besides the main four in the caste system; these included Bhumihar who were the landowners, Kayastha, or scribes, and the Rajput who are the northern portion of the Kshatriya. Some of the other specific occupations in this system included the Garudi, who were snake charmers and the Sonjhari, who spent their time collecting gold from river beds....   [tags: Indian cast system]
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Special Population Interview on Emily - The person I selected for this interview is a Caucasian 22 year old female. For the sake of protecting her identity we will call the female “Emily”. Emily is a native of Mount Sterling and she has no siblings. Emily loves traveling to Pigeon Ford with her family and she is a fan of Carrie Underwood and Tyler Perry movies. Emily also said that her biggest pet peeve is people who abuse children and she can’t stand liars. Emily values her friends and family along with honest, respect and education....   [tags: teacher, liars, ethnicity, peeves, communication] 932 words
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Decreasing Population of Snow Leopards - The Snow Leopard’s population is decreasing, quickly. Snow Leopards are categorized, as endangered, on the IUCN scale since the last count in 2008. I fear if we don’t do something, quick, they could fall to critically endangered. With only 5000-7000 snow leopards left in the wild, and with around 600-700 snow leopards in captive. Even worse, only 2500-3500 can reproduce. For the last 20 years they have been placed, as endangered, on the IUCN scale, even after multiple counting. The IUCN, is a group that evaluate the number, of each plant and animal, species....   [tags: hunting, fur, camoflauge]
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Diverse Population of New York - New York City, The city that never sleeps is the largest city in the word. It’s ethnically diverse population is made up of immigrants from all over the world. People come here in pursuit of better job, education and life. Today, New York is all that and more, thanks to the discovery of law, order and technology. Everything about New York is grand it is a fast developing society. Few years ago, New York was nothing like what it is today. It was a discovery in a process of development. During the development process the city had to tolerate diverse types of unstable situation that are unknown to many Americans....   [tags: immigrants, society, community] 645 words
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Population Standard Deviation Help - Introduction for population standard deviation help: In this article we will discuss about population standard deviation. In probability theory and statistics, the standard deviation of a statistical population, a data group, or a chance distribution is the square root of its inconsistency. Standard deviation is a generally used calculate of the unpredictability or dispersion, being algebraically more tractable though basically less robust than the probable deviation or average absolute deviation....   [tags: Statistics] 598 words
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Population Increase Urban Development - With the increase in population, city has faced severe population pressure issues. More and more people like to move into cities, so that city starts to be a pronoun for pressure, but since people have more chance find a job in a city than a rural place, so city also becomes a pronoun for chance for worker. People keep moving into cities to get more chances of living. But as the population keeps growing, there must be an equilibrium point of population living in the city, but how about the growing population....   [tags: solutions to crowded cities]
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Effects of Over Population - The world as we know it is slowly being depleted of its natural resources. Habitats are being destroyed, and wildlife animals are facing extinction, these are just a few of the effects of over population. Over population not only affects nature and the planet but the human way of life. Imagine a world where the water is polluted, the soil produces no crop and the air is so toxic that we can’t breathe; this is where the world is heading. Due to the fast growth of people, humanity itself faces great danger....   [tags: Environment, Sustainability]
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Sustaining the Human Population - The question posed in this week’s written assignment is whether or not there is hope for planet Earth in the twenty-first century. After studying the planet in this course, I can say that the resilience of the planet is not what is truly in question. The real issue is what the fate of humanity is. The twenty-first century has thus far been marked with a resounding wake-up call to the challenges facing humanity and our environment. In 2005 the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment released findings that nearly two-thirds of the ecosystems that sustain human life are diminishing and being used unsustainably....   [tags: Causes, Change, Earth]
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The Growing Prison Population - The United States leads the world with more than 2.3 million people incarcerated. The American war on crime has created a rise in prison population measuring the largest in the world. The “tough on crime”, “crack down on crime” and the “zero tolerance” policies all refer to policies that encourage punishment as a response to crime. The effects of these policies are filling our prisons and detention facilities at an alarming rate. The growth in prison population is largely due to tougher state and federal sentencing imposed since the mid-1980s....   [tags: Criminal Justice]
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