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Population and Resources
The world's population has grown much faster during the last century than it has ever
grown before.
The growth rate is showing some signs of slowing down, but the population is still
growing and it still has a momentum towards further growth.
Many geographers, economists and other…

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Malthus
The first is from Malthus, who was writing at the end of the 18th century.
He believed that only bad could come from population growth.
Population he said grows faster than food supply.
This he said was because food supply can only grow arithmetically, for example, 1 then
2…

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Population and Resources
The world's population has grown much faster during the last century than it has ever
grown before.
The growth rate is showing some signs of slowing down, but the population is still
growing and it still has a momentum towards further growth.
Many geographers, economists and other…

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Page 4

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Malthus
The first is from Malthus, who was writing at the end of the 18th century.
He believed that only bad could come from population growth.
Population he said grows faster than food supply.
This he said was because food supply can only grow arithmetically, for example, 1 then
2…

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