Human Population Numbers as a Function of Food Supply

@article{Hopfenberg2001HumanPN,
  title={Human Population Numbers as a Function of Food Supply},
  author={Russell Hopfenberg and D. Pimentel},
  journal={Environment, Development and Sustainability},
  year={2001},
  volume={3},
  pages={1-15}
}
  • Russell Hopfenberg, D. Pimentel
  • Published 2001
  • Biology
  • Environment, Development and Sustainability
  • Human population growth has typically been seen as the primary causative factor of other ecologically destructive phenomena. Current human disease epidemics are explored as a function of population size. That human population growth is itself a phenomenon with clearly identifiable ecological/biological causes has been overlooked. Here, human population growth is discussed as being subject to the same dynamic processes as the population growth of other species. Contrary to the widely held belief… CONTINUE READING
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