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SC teen birth rates down 13 percent : News : CarolinaLive.com

SC teen birth rates down 13 percent : News : CarolinaLive.com | environmental science articles | Scoop.it
Teen birth rates hit an all time low in South Carolina. According to the Department of Health and Environmental Control birth rates declined 13 percent from 2009 to 2010. In South Carolina over 26 percent decline teen in birth rates. The decline in teen pregnancy has went up. Teen birth rates have declined.
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Better mass transit may increase urban sprawl

Better mass transit may increase urban sprawl | environmental science articles | Scoop.it

This article relates to class because if better mass transit increase urban sprawling could increase. Increasing transportation corridors would only create more urban sprawl and worsen urban sprawl. Cheap housing in the regional centre is key to sprawl prevention that can keep it down. 25 percent population decrease can also keep the level down. if urban sprawl is kept at a level were we can manage it i think mass transit can be improved.

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Birth rate plummets in Latin America

Birth rate plummets in Latin America | environmental science articles | Scoop.it

This contects to class because birth rates in Latin America have went down do to fertility rates. Across Latin America from Mexico to Ecuador to Chile fertility rates have plummeted.  Women in Latin America average almost six children on average. Latin America fertility rate has fallen from 6.5 million  per women into less than 1.9 million today.

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Increasing green infrastructure ecosystem services in urban land

Increasing green infrastructure ecosystem services in urban land | environmental science articles | Scoop.it
This article is about how a new model has been developed that can help the metroplitan areas adpat to climate change. By increasing green spaces and farmlands by calculating the percentage of evapotranspiring surface for different types of land use. The new model will also preserve biodiversity and provide ecosystem services, such as reducing air pollution and greenhouse gas levels in cities. The new model will also contain ecosystems that are well connected to allow water to easily escape into the atmosphere to produce a cooling effect.
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Death vs. Birth Rates Rise in US Communities | MTM Blog

Death vs. Birth Rates Rise in US Communities | MTM Blog | environmental science articles | Scoop.it

This relates to class because its a trend that is going around and its that younger people moving away and the fertility levels have decrease. Researchers have found that in rural areas particularly have had a hard hit in popluation decrease. Last year, 24 percent of all U.S. counties experienced natural decrease. For the first time in U.S. history, deaths now exceed births in every entire state.

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US birth rates: Baby bust

US birth rates: Baby bust | environmental science articles | Scoop.it

This contects to class because the birth rate of women in the United States have decreased in women of all ethinc groups. Just over 4million babies were born in America in 2010, 3% less in 2011. In 2011 the total fertility rate of 1,932 births per 1,000 women fell below the replacement level of 2,100 births for the third year running. Women aged 40-44 were the only age group that had more babies in 2010 than in 2009. Last year the birth rates reached a record low of 34.3 births per women.

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