population and resources definitions

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resources
any part of the environment that can be us,d to meet human needs
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over population
when too many people in an area relative to the amount of resources available and the level of technology available to maintain a high standard of living
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under population
when there are too few people in an area to use the resources efficiently for a given level of technology
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optimum population
the theoretical population which, working with all of the available resources will produce the highest standard of living for the people in that area
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carrying capacity
The number of individuals who can be supported in a given area with in natural resource limits and without degrading the natural, social, cultural and economic environment for present and future generations.
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when too many people in an area relative to the amount of resources available and the level of technology available to maintain a high standard of living

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over population

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when there are too few people in an area to use the resources efficiently for a given level of technology

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the theoretical population which, working with all of the available resources will produce the highest standard of living for the people in that area

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The number of individuals who can be supported in a given area with in natural resource limits and without degrading the natural, social, cultural and economic environment for present and future generations.

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