posted on May, 31 2012 @ 10:38 PM
reply to post by ANOK
I think so. More 'healthy' food & better medical care. Perhaps also since most woman like taller men?
Grow hormons in meat perhaps also helps.
Probaly combination of things and perhaps also just a bit of evolution.
Mid 1900 average size in my country (holland) was 164 cm, today 180,8 cm, I'm 1.87. I also got a tall and narrow skull.
Perhaps it's interesting to know if animals on avarage also grow larger. Since we get more co2 in the air, I just wondering if animals/humans, get
bigger because of that as well? Just a big guess of course though.
Lobsters to Be Supersized by Climate Change?
But from same link
The team also found that some species, such as calcifying algae, benefited from increased CO2 up to a point—and then quickly began to
"It's a scenario where the predator is getting stronger and the prey is getting weaker. The [clams] may not be able to sustain their
populations and ultimately the predators will also be adversely impacted when the prey populations crash."
You could argue that we are like the predator but as we get stronger and the ''rest'' get weaker basicly, we could just be preparing for our own
downfall in the end. Since nature is suffering and you see now a mass die off of species.
Our own succes could of course be our downfall.
Ocean life threatened by mass extinction as acidification rate nears 300 million year max
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