Use your textbook and the assigned articles by MacLeod and Engelman to demonstrate the historical growth of the human population. Include the following topics in your paper:
Analyze three factors that account for the rapid increase in the world's human population in the last 200 years.
Examine how this growth is distributed geographically.
Examine population predictions for the future and ways to slow population growth.
Analyze factors that affect birth and fertility rates.
Examine the world's human population to determine if it is at an ecological tipping point.
Refer to the Population Ecology Scoring Guide to ensure you meet the grading criteria and requirements.
Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to current APA style and formatting.
Length: 2–3 double-spaced, typed pages.
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 points.