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Problem: Analyzing ecological footprints reveals thata. Earth's carrying capacity would increase if per capita meat consumption increased.b. current demand by industrialized countries for resources is much smaller than the ecological footprint of those countries.c. it is not possible for technological improvements to increase Earth's carrying capacity for humans.d. the ecological footprint of the United States is large because per capita resource use is high.

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Analyzing ecological footprints reveals that

a. Earth's carrying capacity would increase if per capita meat consumption increased.

b. current demand by industrialized countries for resources is much smaller than the ecological footprint of those countries.

c. it is not possible for technological improvements to increase Earth's carrying capacity for humans.

d. the ecological footprint of the United States is large because per capita resource use is high.

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