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Apply: human impacts on the environment

NGSS.MS: MS‑ESS3‑3, MS‑ESS3‑4, MS‑ESS3.C.1, MS‑ESS3.C.2

Problem

Meat is an important part of many people’s diets around the world. The amount of meat consumed—and therefore produced—globally has changed over time. The graph below shows how global meat production changed between 1975 and 2020.
A line graph is shown. The horizontal axis is labeled Year and goes from 1975 to 2020. The vertical axis is labeled Global meat production (million tonnes) and goes from 0 to 400. The line starts at 1975 at roughly 115 million tonnes, increases steadily, and then ends at 2020 at roughly 340 million tonnes.
Complete the statement.
Between 1975 and 2020, global meat production approximately
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