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population explosion

n.
The geometric expansion of a biological population, especially the unchecked growth in human population resulting from a decrease in infant mortality and an increase in longevity.
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Population explosion of the hairy crazy ant, Paratrechina pubens (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), on St.
I wonder if there is anybody out there who can see a workable control system to reduce the population explosion without pain and frustration.
Benzer and Min plan to study why popcorn begins its population explosion only in adult flies--it seems to live peacefully inside earlier stages of the insect life cycle.
Entevo Corporation helps companies manage the user population explosion - the dramatic increase in the number of people that come in contact with a company's technology infrastructure as it grows, diversifies, and evolves into an e-business.
No doubt we need to control population explosion that is leading to the menaces of poverty, illiteracy, unemployment and above all, terrorism, gripping the country as well as the region, she told National Assembly on Monday.
Or do you believe his thinking will be more on the lines of football manager Big Ron Atkinson, when he took West Bromwich Albion to Beijing in 1978 and observed: "I can't understand why the Chinese have a population explosion on their hands.
With Southern California's population explosion, our future guarantees everyone will be living in a steel jungle with no open land anywhere.
All over North America and Europe, landfill goodies are fueling a gull population explosion.
The past 150 years have been a race in which population explosion still leads advances in farming techniques and distribution infrastructures.
The global population explosion demands birth control in under- developed countries.
According to Khalil, the methane buildup in the atmosphere stems not from a population explosion in termites but from increasing numbers of rice fields, cattle and sheep.