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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Therefore, I believe that in spite of depopulation we can enhance the non-manufacturing sector's labor productivity by 20-30% by eliminating policies that protect inefficient and incompetent companies.
Jeff Albright, CEO of the Independent Insurance and Brokers (IIAB) of Louisiana, attributes the "healthy" market rebound to an influx of new, non-traditional players in the marketplace, who sought to grow their business while State Farm and Allstate "took significant losses as a result of Katrina and Rita and had their own depopulation strategies to shrink their market share.
All local communities with the long-term (1961/919 and short-term (1981/91) population growth index below 97,5 were considered as depopulation areas.
This book is divided into sections, such as politics, depopulation, and family life, and accounts are told in the words of the settlers themselves.
The city Oberhochwald suffered more than depopulation due to the Black Death.
From 1999 to 2003, poultry outbreak control measures in the European Union alone resulted in the depopulation of 50 million birds at a substantial cost to the global economy.
government, in a document called NSSM 200, called for a covert depopulation policy included in its American foreign aid program.
The disaster is not the loss of our young people, which is terrible or the depopulation, which makes it difficult to run cost-effective municipalities, nor is it the debilitating impact of the soft wood lumber fight, or the crippling cost of energy.
State institutions: thirty years of depopulation and closure.
Churches closed because of continuing depopulation of rural communities.
Fewer: How the New Demography of Depopulation Will Shape Our Future.
For these reasons the powerful were becoming extremely rich, and the number of slaves in the country was reaching large proportions, while the Italian people were suffering from depopulation and a shortage of men, worn down as they were by poverty and taxes and military service.