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    “How many valiant men, how many fair ladies, breakfast with their kinfolk and the same night supped with their ancestors in the next world” (the Black Death and the Transformation of the West, 40.) What a tragic scene! Imagine there were numerous people died everyday, you will never know were the people lying on the road sleeping or were they already went to another world. The cemetery was full of tombstone; some of the tombstones had no time to engrave the name on. Giovanni Boccaccio said that…

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    things as well. It is like a chain reaction. One thing affects another thing, which affects another thing, and that thing affects another thing. First of all, what is Overpopulation and how does it occur? Overpopulation occurs when a species has a population larger than the ecosystem can support. Resources become limited and drastic measures have to be made. However the food chains can help with overpopulation. Often times, overpopulation…

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    ecologists follow. The fifth principle states, present human interference with the nonhuman world is excessive, and the situation is rapidly worsening (The Anarchist Library). For example, 137 species of animals are becoming extinct each day, which adds up to 50,005 species disappearing every year, because of deforestation (Oocities). If we don’t start doing something about this issue the world’s animal population will become extinct, and that’s only from deforestation. That doesn’t include all…

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    What Is Adaptation?

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    Hunter gatherer’s reveal to us the importance of flexibility in order to adapt to a changing world since their success was based entirely on their ability to be flexible and adapt to each new challenge they encountered. A similar attitude is important in today’s world where people are mostly settled and stuck in unsustainable patterns of consumption. However, it must be noted that many of the issues that plague humans today are…

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    enormous challenge. The population of the planet surpassed 7 billion in 2014, and it is projected to reach about 10 billion by 2050. The future is in jeopardy, as a greater number of people will need to consume more from a planet that remains the same size. Humankind will be obliged to find ways of feeding a consistently growing number of inhabitants to survive. The film Soylent Green, (1973), with the late Charlton Heston, depicts a science fiction vision of an overpopulated world. The Soylent…

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    out one-third of Europe’s entire population in three years. This catastrophic event has led to numerous unanswered questions that have formulated over the recent years. The ultimate questionable one is, to what extent did the Black Death change medieval Europe. Recent studies have shown, not only did the Black Death change Europe, it reshaped the world. Shock was the main reaction people had when the plague suddenly arose. Many panicked and hid from the outside world as countless others fell…

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    sentences. "The world is heading into global crises in agriculture and we as children of the this planet need to talk and come up with solutions to stop it.” What are the problems we facing? Well, here are some facts as of 2009 ... 1. In the next 30 years the population will increase by 2 billion, which means the consumption of meat and dairy food will increase, as well as the cost of the energy cost and bio-energy production. 2. The size and flow of many rivers across the world decreased. …

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    GMOs are a great alternative to feeding the world’s growing population. The world’s population is currently 7.6 billion people and is continuing to grow everyday. By the year 2050, the world’s population is expected to reach 9.5 billion (Carrying Capacity, 2016). “By 2050, humans will need to produce 70% more food than we currently do in order to adequately feed the global population” (Rangel, 2015). The earth can only hold and sustain so many people. Each species on the planet has a carrying…

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    Malthusian theory indicates the exponential growth of the global population will exceed the production of agriculture, thus influencing legislative and technological innovation, in order to frame the profit-seeking motiving through a humanitarian lense to gain support. Technology has the potential to become very useful to address issues such as food insecurity and malnutrition, but has been dominated by a motive of promoting efficiency and profit. The rise of the green revolution brought about…

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    The deadly disease known as The Black Death killed about 1-3 of Europe`s population. It helped start modern medicine. It changed the way Europe worked. The Black Death is considered one of the deadliest diseases in the history of mankind. The Black Death was a terrible disease that killed between 25 to 50 percent of Europe`s population. It came to Europe because they traded with the east. There were 3 different types of it. The most common of them was called the Bubonic Plague. It`s…

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