depopulation


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A decrease in population due to mass emigration or decreased birth rate

depopulation

removal of all animals from the particular environment.

herd depopulation
disposal of all animals in the herd.
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The market share of Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, Louisiana's insurer of last resort, is estimated to shrink to under 3% for the first time in six years following a seventh round of depopulation in 2014.
This newest round of take-outs approved by the state Office of Insurance Regulation is in addition to 310,000 policies the office has approved for depopulation in November and December.
This timely report by Justin Hollander, a researcher and professor of urban and environmental policy at Tufts University, examines the recession driven depopulation of regions previously thought to be less prone to this phenomenon.
Essentially, the depopulation program reduces the number of wind and hurricane policies in the State's pool by moving them into the private marketplace.
GAA President Sean McCague's idea is aimed at helping out midland and western counties, whom he reckons will suffer on the pitch because of rural depopulation.
Tears of Silence: Tibetan Women and Population Control, a 1994 report by the Tibetan Women's Association in Dharamsala, India, details the oppressive depopulation campaign being waged against the Tibetan people -- a campaign receiving assistance from UNICEF and the United Nations Family Planning Agency.
By 2021 it foresees a total turnaround in the fortunes of English cities, with the present trend of urban depopulation replaced by net growth, social disparity reduced, sustainable development, and substantial reductions in take-up of countryside for development.
Coffin shows how sweated labor became the nexus of concerns about French competitiveness in an international market, large-scale commerce, consumer culture, fears of depopulation, women's roles, the decline in craft skills, and public health - making the "hell of homework" as one novelist described it (p.
Depopulation May Pressure Ratings on European Sub-Sovereign
The first round of take-outs under the depopulation program was in June 2008.
Experts from the Institute point out the depopulation has another downside a huge losses in the absorption of EU funds thus the State must interfere and plan policies for the development of the Bulgarian village.
This social and economic history of Japan prior to 1600 provides students and scholars with a detailed account of earliest settlements, varying eras of population and depopulation and the development of advanced commercial economies.