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    Briefly describe the issue of Overpopulation and provide an example.

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    Overpopulation of a species in an ecosystem can provoke problems in a food chain but because species adapt, mutate, migrate or somehow adjust this problem can be corrected in nature. In the modern era, where man has intercepted, the dynamic provokes more challenges because conditions may exist that disallow easy adjustment of overpopulation. Two examples are the overpopulation of deer and Canadian Geese. In the case of deer, most communities in western regions of the world might have a staged "hunting season," where the numbers of deer are recorded and followed annually. However, with roads and other developments, deer traffic that has gone on for ...

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    Environmental overpopulation is discussed. Examples are provided.