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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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The poverty is at the peak in rural areas and there are certain opportunities to improve income through livestock, adding, the government is also making efforts to improve water resources as population explosion may also result in shortage of water in the country.
They also agreed that urbanisation, water scarcity and population explosion were the kinds of problems which could be managed by introducing institutional reforms and implementing wide-ranging policy initiatives.
Gerry Hudson, executive head teacher, said: "A change in demographics has seen a population explosion in Bordesley Green, Small Heath and Yardley.
Population explosion of the hairy crazy ant, Paratrechina pubens (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), on St.
THE Government's latest estimated figures on unoccupied/available housing stock nationally is 870,000 which begs the question of why new sprawling housing developments across precious green belt land is warranted other than to accommodate an anticipated population explosion.
? Be vigilant about pest control in the greenhouse, as warm March days can encourage a population explosion of greenhouse pests ?
Hunting and trapping are the two most popular methods used to slow the feral hog population explosion. Biologists admit hunters cannot eradicate the population, but say hunting helps keep the animals under control
I wonder if there is anybody out there who can see a workable control system to reduce the population explosion without pain and frustration.
The Pope seemed to be more concerned with people's sexual preferences than the real problems facing the world such as religious extremism (suicide bombers, etc) and population explosion.
THERE is concern that European plans to ban the majority of rat poisons could lead to a rodent population explosion on farms.
"Our challenge is to identify strategic initiatives that will increase water quality in First Nation communities across Ontario, while we deal with poverty, climate change and a population explosion facing First Nations, "said Ontario Regional Chief Angus Toulouse.