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Human pressures on the global environment

In this video we look at what’s changed to cause our human population grow so quickly?

We have seen that our population is growing but what has changed to make our human population grow so quickly?

Watch as Dr. Nathan B. English discusses what has led to where our global population is today.

Now it’s your turn

As you have seen, world population growth has not been a steady increase over time. What do you think will happen to the world’s population over the next 100 years? What about the next 500 years? What factors do you think will contribute? Share your thoughts in the comments.

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