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He is studying the problem of deer overpopulation.
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Payne’s science-fiction dramedy takes place in an alternate reality in which scientists have solved overpopulation by shrinking select human volunteers to the size of a Pop-Tart.
The country suffers from overpopulation, with one of the highest birthrates in the world, and ranks as one of the world's poorest nations.
The nonprofit, based in Downtown Los Angeles, socializes feral kittens so they can be adopted, and works to limit the cat overpopulation problem through a trap, neuter, and return program.
White added that the UN had tried, but failed, to use the issues of overpopulation and sustainability as control means before moving onto the issue of climate change.
Critics raise many objections to transhumanism, including overpopulation and the socioeconomic divide between mortals and elite immortals, which some think might beget dystopia.
Officials are nearing a decision on what to do with an overpopulation of mountain goats — some of which are aggressive — in Olympic National Park.
The trailer for Isle of Dogs premiered Thursday, depicting a dystopian future in Japan in which pups are banished to an island made of trash due to their rampant overpopulation and tendency to spread canine flu.
Bangladesh already struggles with overpopulation and is poorly equipped to take in hundreds of thousands of refugees.
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overpopulatedplay \-ˈpäp-yə-ˌlāt-əd\ adjective
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