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US Population: 300,000,000 come October

  1. Jan 14, 2006 #1

    Pengwuino

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/13/n...00&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss&pagewanted=all

    If any of you want to have that baby, you better hurry the heck up.
     
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  3. Jan 14, 2006 #2
    Thats still relatively low, you know.
     
  4. Jan 14, 2006 #3

    Pengwuino

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    Relative to what???? Africa?
     
  5. Jan 14, 2006 #4
    Relative to any other nation state in terms of usable land to population ratio. Europe has our population and much less the land mass. Get urself a good geography book and read it. The rate of population growth on the US is actually on the decline .
     
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  6. Jan 14, 2006 #5

    Pengwuino

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    Thanks for correcting me on something I never said.
     
  7. Jan 14, 2006 #6
    It was my pleasure. :)
     
  8. Jan 14, 2006 #7

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    I think it's time for Ms. Wengert to sell her thesaurus.

    Anyway, yeah, overpopulation is a big concern in the US, not because of population density, but because of our rapid draining of natural resources. Places like India and China have a lot of people, but their average citizen doesn't consume nearly as much as the average American.
     
  9. Jan 14, 2006 #8
    Over the last 50 years, (I think) americas use of power has increased alot, while Japan, has remained almost neutral.
     
  10. Mar 30, 2006 #9
    The big countries like Russia, Canada and the US are underpopulated both in terms of population density and unexploited natural resources.
     
  11. Mar 30, 2006 #10

    JasonRox

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    Just because it's low relative to land, that doesn't mean which shouldn't control our population. That sort of ignorance will lead us to much bigger problems later.

    The population is already clearly out of control.
     
  12. Mar 30, 2006 #11

    Ivan Seeking

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    ...but they really want to catch up.
     
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