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Global Industrialization And Population Explosion

-   Table of content Introduction Global industrialization and population explosion in recent years have seen an unprecedented rise in the energy demands to run these industries and power and light the houses that people live and work in. With this rise in energy demands has come a proportionate rise in the emission of harmful gases such as carbon dioxide and other waste products. This has led to global warming which has gone on to affect people the world over through floods, tsunamis, droughts and famines and other adverse consequences (Great Britain, 2005)....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Greenhouse gas, Fossil fuel]

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The Population Explosion

- The Population Explosion According to the Population Reference Bureau, in 1991, there were about 5.4 billion people in the world. The global birth to death rate was 27/9, meaning that for every person that dies, three more babies are born. From 1990 to 1991, the population increased by 95 million people, and now has continued to grow at that rate. This may appear to be no danger, but if one were to think of it as a pond doubling its amount of lily pads for 40 days, they'd see it differently. It would start out with one lily pad, the next day it has two, and on the 39th day it is half filled....   [tags: Threats to World Peace]

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A Population Explosion Among Californians Of College-Going Age

- A population explosion among Californians of college-going age (18-24)in the next decade will push this age group to a projected 4.26 million in 2015, an increase of 27% since 2000. California is in prime position to invest now in higher education to secure the State’s economic future. If we fail to invest, the state is likely to face a host of social and economic difficulties associated with a population boom of young people ill-prepared for the demands of the 21st century economy. This report quantifies the potential benefits of state investment in higher education, and the cost of failing to invest....   [tags: College Education University]

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Population Explosion

- Population Growth is the Result of a Balance Between Biotic Potential and Environmental Resistance Population growth may be defined as the increase in the number of individuals in a population. In general a population will tend to increase in number when the available resources are greater than that required by the members of the population present at that particular time. As long as resources are available, every population has the tendency to grow exponentially. Biotic Potential: The term biotic potential refers to the highest rate of reproduction possible for a population under ideal conditions, (conditions where birth rate reaches its theoretical maximum)....   [tags: Papers, social]

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Population : The Modern Plague

- Population: The Modern Plague “Unlike plagues of the dark ages or contemporary diseases we do not understand, the modern plague of overpopulation is soluble by means we have discovered and with resources we possess. What is lacking is not sufficient knowledge of the solution but universal consciousness of the gravity of the problem and education of the billions who are its victim.” Dr.Martin Luther King Humankind (Homo sapiens) has been on the planet for 200,000 years....   [tags: World population, Overpopulation, Population]

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A Review On Population Of A Global Water Crisis

- A Review on Population in an Introduction to Geography In the midst of a global water crisis, overpopulation places many countries in even more challenging situations. Population cannot be directly blamed for global hunger and water shortages, but it does play an important part in understanding population pressure and poverty, two factors that directly influence the issues (Getis, Bjelland, & Getis, 2014). In 2011, the world population eclipsed 7 billion. The current population, just under 7.5 billion, could be less than half of the UN’s maximum estimate for total population in 2100, which stands at a staggering 15.8 billion (UN, as cited in Getis et al., 2014)....   [tags: Demography, Population, Population density]

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The Overpopulation Of The World Population

- Overpopulation describes a condition where the number of people uses the resources in a closed environment so that it can no longer maintain that population (Elliot Institute). Around the early 1900 's, the world population had grown to a billion people, and English scholar, Thomas Malthus and partner economists predicted that mankind would outgrow its available resources because a limited amount of land wouldn 't be able to support a population with a limitless potential for growth. Today our population is more than 7 billion....   [tags: World population, Overpopulation]

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Population Ecology : Repercussions Of Overpopulation

- Population Ecology: Repercussions of Overpopulation In order to supply a suitable amount of resources to an ever-growing population of over seven billion people has become an increasingly strenuous task. I feel as though a catastrophe has plagued the entire world with a problem known as overpopulation. The audience that I have decided to delineate the significance of human population growth, more specifically overpopulation is to my 17-year-old brother. Being actively involved in clubs at the university such as Science Rendezvous and Let’s Talk Science who serve as public platforms to promote science awareness in younger crowds, demonstrate how science affects our daily lives and standards o...   [tags: Overpopulation, Demography, Population]

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The Effects of Population Growth in China

- Thesis statement : Since the population has grown rapidly since in the past Fifty (5) years, how did the Chinese government deal with the population explosion in the past and how will they deal,with it in the future. Though China is the world's fifth-largest country in terms of area and the second largest country in Asia, it is the most populous country in the world. There is over one billion Chinese people which is 19 percent of the world's population and the population still keeps growing. From 2000 to 2010, Chinese population growth is about 6.2% and if we compared the population from 1960 with 2010, the population had grown more than 100%....   [tags: population density, one child policy]

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Ammonia Explosion and The West Fertilizer Company

- West, Texas is a town located in McLennan County in the central part of Texas. It has a population of around 2,800 people. During the evening of Wednesday the 17th April of 2013 a massive explosion occurred in the small town. The West Fertilizer Company; which is owned by Adair Grain Inc. which had stockpiles of anhydrous ammonia and ammonium nitrate amongst other agricultural items; was the center and cause of the blast. It is not the first time that an explosion such as this has happened in the state of Texas; in 1947 in Texas city, Texas an explosion that caused nearly 600 deaths had ammonia as a key part in the blast (Jonsson, 2013)....   [tags: Anhydrous Ammonia, Texas, Explosions]

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Urban Population Dynamics as a Social Driver of Land Fragmentation

- 3.2 Urban population dynamics Between 1990 and 2000, total population of the American West region increased from 52,786,082 to 63,197,932, which is 19.7% increment and it was the fastest among all four regions in the country (Perry and Mackun 2001). It is also a reflection of the population growth trend continued in the post-World War II period characterized by rapid growth of several Southwestern metropolitan cities. These “magnet” cities have been a popular destination for those looking to tap into burgeoning economic opportunities in the region as well as for those seeking to retire in a place with better “quality of life” and amenities—warmer climate, year round sunshine, and wilderness...   [tags: Population Growth]

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The Impact Of Rapid Population Growth On The United States And India

- Population growth is a common element seen in the history of the 19th and 20th centuries. Increasing population is followed by the shrinkage of resources and space that later impact the political and social history of the region. Political impact is characterized by the introduction of new policies and regulation, while social impact ranges anywhere between changes in class structure and values. 19th century Europe with Britain at its focus is one of the three regions that exemplify this idea. The two other regions that also experience the effects of rapid population growth are the United States and India in the 20th century....   [tags: Population growth, Overpopulation]

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Living in the Age of Information Explosion

- Today is an era of information explosion. In the past few years, many newly invented technological devices and software are now tightly integrated with our everyday lives. Today, people can look up almost any kind of information, make friends, communicate with others, and express ourselves with the simple touch of a button on a device we usually keep within arm’s reach. “Widespread use of technology is changing the way we work, learn, and communicate – even the way we carry out our regular, daily activities.”(Seifer and Mihalynuk) These devices not only benefit our livelihoods and increase our happiness, but they are also integral in advancing education, technology, development, and, in ge...   [tags: Technological Advancements, Devices, Software]

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Technology And The Explosion Of Social Media

- With the “advancement” of technology and the explosion of social media, you would think that those who have the platform to reach millions, choose to spew hatred, violence and advocate their fellow human beings to kill everyone...of a certain color that is. However, that is exactly what Latausha Nedd otherwise known as “Eye Empress Schment.” 37 year old, unemployed, welfarian, Tausha Nedd was recently arrested for her video “Open Season on da Crakka.” I 'm sure by now that most of you have seen the video, if not click the link and take a look for yourself....   [tags: Black people, White people, Race, United Kingdom]

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World Trade Center Explosion

- ... Instead, it created a 100 feet wide crater and sunk down four floors (Hiles, 2007) . This led to the damage of the four concrete floors of the basement and supporting columns of the tower. Power blackout resulted, 250 elevators became inoperative, five people died and over 1000 got injured. The Outcome of the Attack The attack had devastating outcome that traversed across many sectors of the economy. In fact it took a nearly a month to figure out the next course of action (Hiles, 2007). Meanwhile, rescue mission intensified as a result of disaster declarations, businesses were closed down, the building was considerably destroyed and many companies rerouted their telecommunication and in...   [tags: attack, basement, 1993]

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The Explosion of Both Specialized and General Social Media

- The use of social media is growing rapidly. The power of social media and the impact that it can have on the business of marketing is unbelieveable. Thanks to Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter, it is easier to catch people’s attention and get them interested in a business. Social media is also good for advertising and a great way to get a business out there. The explosion of both general and specialized social networks on the internet has enabled patients and practitioners to talk to each other and amongst themselves in a myriad of ways that would have been unimaginable just a few years ago....   [tags: pinterest, facebook, linkedin]

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Women Empowerment as a Means of Population Control

- The developing world faces unprecedented amounts of pressure on issues such as economic development, poverty, inadequate sanitation and today more than ever, population crises. According to the Eager’s theory of demographic transition, there are three fundamental stages in development. Stage one has high death rates and high fertility rates. Stage two comprises of a decrease in death rates due to better medical treatment and continued high fertility rates (this means high population growth rates)....   [tags: Women's Rights ]

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The Declining Population in Europe and the Decline of the Family

- In recent years it has become evident that the population of Europe is falling at a rate that could become problematic. This problem is contradictory to the idea of a population explosion promoted by the book “The Population Bomb by Paul Ehrlich which decries the rapid growth of the earth’s population as problematic for the environment and for quality of life. The decline of fertility points to a view of children that is particularly troubling. Europe simply does not want children despite its desperate need for a growing, productive workforce....   [tags: Sociology ]

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Population Control: Should Families Be Limited?

- Should Families be limited on how much they are. Population control is a very dangerous and serious case. Population control is controlling parents to not have a lot of children for the problem of population. This is important because it helps the country the country to decrease its population. Population control is actually a great crises that a lot of countries now a days have and try to solve it. Population control is a huge problem because it increases the country’s population and makes the countries recourses way more available to poor people....   [tags: familiy planning, china, one child]

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The Population Problem

- The Population Problem Two hundred years ago, Thomas Malthus, in An Essay on the Principle of Population, reached the conclusion that the number of people in the world will increase exponentially, while the ability to feed these people will only increase arithmetically (21). Current evidence shows that this theory may not be far from the truth. For example, between 1950 and 1984, the total amount of grain produced more than doubled, much more than the increase in population in those 34 years. More recently though, these statistics have become reversed....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The British Petroleum (BP) Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

- Introduction The British Petroleum (BP) oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was one of the worst ecological catastrophes in human history, causing vast damage to a fragile and beautiful ecosystem while at the same time calling attention to the deficits in current approaches to energy prospecting, risk management, and cleanup. This analysis of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill will devote attention to the following questions: (a) What kind of technology is in use for deep-sea oil extraction, what are the factors that accounted for the BP catastrophe, what were the statistical components of the spill in terms of volume and concentration, and what was the spatio-temporal scale of the o...   [tags: Deepwater Horizon explosion]

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Globalization and the Effects on Population

- Globalization and the Effects on Population: A Look at Projections, Theories, and Global Population Practices. “We in the West do not refrain from childbirth because we are concerned about the population explosion or because we feel we cannot afford children, but because we do not like children.” Germaine Greer, an Australian feminist writer, may or may not have been entirely serious when she wrote this statement, but the statement is an insightful one nonetheless. Greer hits on three major underlying themes that affect the study of global population trends....   [tags: Outsourcing, Offshoring, Free Trade]

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The Effects of Population Growth in Brazil

- The Effects of Population Growth in Brazil The population of the world today is 6,112,911,145 and progressively growing. Unfortunately, that figure is expected to double by the year 2050. Four-fifths of this population resides in developing countries of the "South". Because of extreme levels of fertility, mortality, and new migration, these developing countries are accountable for most of the world population growth. There are many reasons that explain why the numbers are increasing, but the main reason is the way of life for many of the people inhabiting these regions....   [tags: Papers]

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The Benefits of Reducing World Population

- The Benefits of Reducing World Population Scientist Julian Simon asserted in 1992 that population growth, perceived by many to be a growing crisis, was in fact a huge boon to society. Simon countered the common argument that overpopulation would result in miserable, deteriorating living conditions by postulating that "population growth, economic growth, and a resource-rich world coupled with modern technology will produce greater prosperity and better health for increasing numbers of people" (Southwick, p....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]

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The Population Situation in China

- The Population Situation in China Introduction A country is said to be overpopulated when the number of people in an area exceeds that area's resource capacity to sustain human activities at a decent standard of living.(1) When the population cannot be maintained without rapidly depleting nonrenewable resources or converting renewable resources into nonrenewable resources quickly enough, measures must be taken either to control the population or increase the area's resources. The People's Republic of China experienced a population explosion after World War II that sent its population doubling to 550 million in 1950....   [tags: Impact Cause Effect Essays]

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Sustainable Development and Population Control

- Sustainable Development and Population Control       A nineteen year old pregnant Chinese girl is forced to abort because she is "too young" to have a child. Iran, an Islamic nation, instructs religious leaders to promote contraception as a social duty. A Norwegian international banker worries about "migratory tensions" that would engulf his nation with waves of third world immigrants. A Los Angles Times article decries the lack of an official United States population policy. What do these statements share in common....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Ways Of Making The World A Better Place And Overpopulating

- Have you ever wondered why there are 7 billion living on earth today. According to Webster’s Dictionary, population is the total number of people inhabiting a country, city, etc. (Merriam-Webster). There are a lot of people in the world and the earth doesn’t seem big enough to sustain the growing population of the earth. Having this many people on earth is too much so something must be done about it because it can cause a lot of problems in many countries especially in less developed countries. There are many ways of making the world a better place and overpopulating is not one of them....   [tags: Demography, Population, World population]

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Population Control in China

- Population Control in China “Vigilantes abduct pregnant women on the streets and haul them off, sometimes handcuffed or trussed, to abortion clinics. [Some] aborted babies cry when they are born (Steven Mosher).” This quotation shows one method how China tries to carry through its population control in a manner which is very cruel and against human rights. We, Western people, do not understand why China needs a population control and why this control has to be carried out so harshly. But why had China to control its population....   [tags: Essayas Papers]

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The Battle Of Chemical Warfare

- Two ways predators used to capture their prey are camouflaged in chemical warfare. Predators use camouflage to hide in the plain sight in ambush their prey. Well chemical warfare is used to attack their prey. camouflaging helps to set traps and capture the predators food. Chemical warfare is simply another common strategy. Various prey species discourage predators with chemicals that are poisonous and irritating.The prey can also protect themselves from predators by eitherBlending in with its surroundings so that their predators may not see them, hide inside caves, under water, and possibly inside trees, what it is fits that animal best....   [tags: Population ecology, Population, Demography]

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Nuclear Radiation and Fallout Effects

- The Fallout If a nuclear fallout were to occur, the earth would turn into a radiated wasteland. The earth would be essentially non-liveable, but it could be possible to survive. People, with the help of fallout shelters and bunkers, would be able to survive the initial attack and quite possibly live in the shelters until the radiation has dropped to a level in which they can survive. Now, the difference between a nuclear explosion and a convention explosion is that a nuclear explosion can be thousands, or even millions of times more powerful than the largest conventional detonations....   [tags: nuclear fallout, nuclear explosion, radiation]

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Regional Variations and Patterns of Population Growth

- Regional Variations and Patterns of Population Growth The demographic transition model provides one with insight into the transformation or transition which occurs in several steps as the industrialization of a country progresses. By using the demographic transition as a model one can describe regional variations and patterns of population growth on a global level. The demographic transition model includes four stages: the pre industrialized society, the agricultural revolution, the industrial revolution, and the post industrial societies/developed....   [tags: Papers]

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Overpopulation, Population Control and Public Policy

- Overpopulation, Population Control and Public Policy The population explosion in the last one hundred years is a well-documented, and well-examined subject matter. All sorts of agencies have devoted time and resources to studying, problematizing, and strategizing in order to deal with the threat of overpopulation. Diverse groups, including the United Nations, have developed plans to encourage population control and decreased fertility rates. I will not go into the specifics of these plans here, as I will be examining them in detail in my presentation next week....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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The Health Of The Elderly Population

- One article stated that over the year’s specialty areas will concentrate on areas that are more cost-effective. These areas would consist of cancer, heart and neuroscience, cogitating the aging of the baby boomers. Care for cardiovascular patients will always be continual because people are still eating fried foods. Oncology services are rising due to patients being diagnosed with cancer. Our communities are seeing an increase of aging within the population and organizations are not set up for this ‘tsunami’ of patients....   [tags: Medicine, Health care, Health informatics]

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Human Population Sustainability and Environmental Disasters

- The human population has exploded in the last 500 years. Technologies and infrastructure that have taken the world out of the Stone Age have progressed to the point where the average life span has increased by over fifty years. This explosion of growth has contributed heavily on the environment in which all humans live in. Because of the increasing amount of population and a need for continuing growth in infrastructure there will be a higher rise in environmental disasters. When these disasters affect an entire population center sometimes they cannot be contained which leads to areas such as superfund sites and brownfields....   [tags: technology, stone age, love canal]

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Put a Belt on It

- The global population is increasing exponentially. Enormous quantities of children are born each day and a small percentage is born into an adequate household. This drastically affects the global economy, society and the environment. As the founder of Planned Parenthood said, society wants “more children from the fit, less from the unfit” (Sanger). Population control needs to be implemented through the enforcement of sexual education and greater access to contraceptives in order to decrease the number of births each year....   [tags: global population, exponential growth]

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Overpopulation And The Largest Problems Facing India

- Overpopulation is one of the biggest problems facing in India. It is burning question of the some of the countries. Most of the scientific idea is the word cannot support more than that many people in following 55 years. The sources which people need them to survive and some of many countries. Such as China and Japan like some of cities have these problems either. The cities are like Delhi and Mumbai and etc. Overpopulation leads to scarcity of resources and economic inflation, also causes problems such as high birth rate, lace of education, and poverty and Illiteracy....   [tags: Demography, World population, Poverty]

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Overpopulation Is An Issue Of Overpopulation

- Overpopulation is an issue that majority in the world may never face, however, the ones that do experience this issue know the struggles that it can pose to the overall quality of life. There are multiple reasons on why overpopulation is an issue and why it can affect quality of life, but ones that have a major impact on the world is the shortage of food, overconsumption of fossil fuels, and decline in health care. These specific issues were selected as a result of the widespread availability of information....   [tags: World population, Overpopulation]

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The Economic Strategy For Economic Crisis

- Critics are warning that at almost six and a half billion people currently inhabiting the world, we are coming dangerously close to the sustainable capacity of planet Earth. Overpopulation and attempts to control the whirlwind of reproduction that is plaguing both developing and developed nations has been dog-eared as one of the major concerns for the United Nations at the recent summit in Johannesburg. Both Edwin Dolan and Charles Southwick have cited the population explosion that started post-industrialization in their respective excerpts; "TANSTAAFL: The Economic Strategy for Economic Crisis" and Global Ecology and Human Perspective - as a problem deserving serious attention both in acade...   [tags: Population growth, Overpopulation]

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The Aging Of The Human Race

- What if one day you come into your office and all the old faces are no longer there, and it was not because of downsizing or a take over of the organization. What do you do when your most experienced and talented workers are about to walk out of the door. How does your business or organization survive. What if offering those workers more money and great benefits does not deter them from leaving. What if there is nothing that you can do to keep your most experience workers and mangers in the company in your organization....   [tags: Demography, Population, Overpopulation]

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The China's One-Child Policy

- China is one of the most populated countries in the world, it is home to 1.3 billion people, it is no wonder that china is also one of the most polluted countries as well; China faces problems of starvation and pollution as a result of their large population, these problems are driving the quality of life lower and lower for the Chinese, and have been doing so for centuries. China’s large population along with it’s consequences was the main cause in the implement of the famous One-child policy. Before the population was as large as it is today and long before China introduced the one child policy, Mao Zadong, who was a Chinese ruler, encouraged citizens to have big families, his theory was t...   [tags: starvation, pollution, population]

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China’s One Child Policy

- With more than 1.3 billion people, China has to think about a solution and find ways to deal with its population explosion. In order to have control over population, in 1970, a policy named China’s One Child Policy was introduced. Mingliang argues that, “China, through the one-child policy, has instituted the most aggressive, comprehensive population policy in the world” (1). This policy limits all families in the Republic of China to have only one child, regardless of the sex: however, within this policy there are some exceptions....   [tags: Population Control in China]

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Is Overpopulation A Problem?

- Is Overpopulation A Problem. The human population has increased by 4.5 billion since the last sixty years (Engelman 1), this tremendous growth in the human population has startled numerous individuals. As a matter of fact, the biosphere’s population of humans is expected to grow additional, resulting in a total of nine billion by 2050 (Pearce 1). Some individuals may see this as a concern for the planet, whereas others assume that there are other more imperative hitches that humans should deal with....   [tags: Overpopulation, World population]

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The Fastest Growing Problem in the World: Overpopulation

- ... Another problem with over population may also threaten people’s health. We can easily see that with a crowded nation it is hard to maintain a health care system that can take care of all people. Also, the low income of each large family isn’t enough to afford a nutritious diet and treat disease when they are acquired The environmental pollution makes people vulnerable to get illness, the most popular diseases are cancer and infective diseases. Another problem with over population is that it forces countries to speed up the exploitation of natural resources that causes the exhaustion and the unbalance of the nature....   [tags: serious condition, population control, china]

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The Nile River-Egypt

- The Nile River is arguably one of the most important water sources in the world and has an extremely rich history dating back thousands of years. Without the Nile, the ancient Egyptian civilization would have never existed. Egypt is basically a whole lot of sand and not much else, except they have the Nile River flowing through it, on it’s way to the Mediterranean sea. The ancient Egyptians lived along the Nile River and it provided them with abundant water, food (fish) and the opportunity to develop agriculture along it’s banks....   [tags: ancient egypcians, population control]

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The 's Balance With Nature

- In Balance with Nature In the beginning of the earth, nature was in balance, and as man multiplied, farmers’ became efficient with knowledge and new technology to feed the world through increased productivity. As the population grew in the evolution and development of society, farmers have accelerated techniques to meet those needs to feed the world through mechanization and research, allowing others to prosper in other desired fields. Modern biotechnology has made it achievable for manipulation and alteration in the DNA sequence that makes up a gene, to heighten resistance to disease, further allowing advances in medicine, including genetically modifying seed for increased food production e...   [tags: Agriculture, Green Revolution, World population]

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The Mass Murder Of The Jewish Population During World War Two

- The word “Holocaust” originates from the Greek words “holos” (whole) and “kaustos” (burned). These words were historically used to describe sacrificial offerings (History.com staff). When mentioning the Holocaust most people do not know the definition. The public almost always replaces the word with the tragic event. The event I am referring to is the mass murder of the Jewish population in Europe during world war two. This devastating event plays a huge part in our world’s history and should never be forgotten....   [tags: Nazi Germany, The Holocaust, Jews, Adolf Hitler]

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Reevaluating China's One Child Policy

- Reevaluating China's One Child Policy Due to China's one child policy, the population has become unbalanced with the large amount of aging people in the population and the diminishing amount of work force available in the population. A solution to this problem would be to allow more children to be born. This will increase the workforce for the future, but can also cause the population to rise very quickly. So should China loosen its one child policy. China's one child policy has effectively lowered the fertility rates from 8 to 1.8....   [tags: Population Control in China]

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Green House

- Greenhouse masses Each year, since the 1800's, the human population of Earth has been increasing at an exponential rate. Overpopulation acts as a root cause of numerous ecological problems that humanity faces today. The number of people on earth directly relates to the amount of food, water, and space that exist in short supply. Scientists worry that the amount of resources that the world has to offer will not suffice for its swelling human population. Exemplified by Soylent Green, a 1973 American science fiction film directed by Richard Fleischer, overpopulation poses as a cancer that saps potency from the planet's environment and its inhabitants....   [tags: Environment, Population Growth]

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China's One Child Policy

- China's One Child Policy In 1950, the world human population numbered 2.5 billion. In 1987, the global human population has doubled since 1950, and for the first time, it has exceeded the 5 billion mark. Furthermore, with the continuation of this growth pattern, estimated by demographic researchers, this number is projected to double once more in about 40 years (Raven 48). The rapidly population has caused many incalculable effects on the earth, and scientists have been warning the world of such costly events....   [tags: Population Control in China]

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Recent Changes in the Nursing Profession

- ... 2).” Nursing schools now have a variety among there students, which has increased drastically. This increase in diversity has, “created a rich cultural environment for learning (Barbara R. Heller, Marla T. Oros, and Jane Durney-Crowley, 2013, para. 3).” Another drastic change in the health care field is the technological explosion. The article from which I recovered my information stated, “The rapid growth in information technology has already had a radical impact on health care delivery and the education of nurses....   [tags: population, cost, technology]

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Policy Framework for the Saudi Arabia Smart Grid

- Policy framework for the Saudi Arabia smart grid (Challenges: increase in population, residential consumption is the main driver, saving fuels for exporting, subsidized electricity rates) Why is Smart Grid needed in Saudi Arabia. Today the Saudi Arabia is a country with a population of 29.38 million people. In terms of energy it is characterized by a diverse scheme. On the one hand, the oil natural resource is widely available providing the country with safety in terms of fuel reserves burnt for power generation....   [tags: population, electricity, costs]

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To What Extent Did Hitler Manipulate the German Population into Following his Nazi Regime

- ... Hermann Esser, a major follower of Adolf Hitler, described the Jewish society in the opinion of the German people: “Weeds in the state, the community, the family, (Infesting) the blood of humanity everywhere.” (Bytwerk) Hitler described Jews to the public as a threat and a German enemy: “All people, every state, every nation must, should, and wants to defend itself if it does not want to be the victim of (a) bloody plague.” (Bytwerk) Extreme Nazi’s would make claims to other countries, warning them of the ill manner of Jews....   [tags: German history, national socialists]

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Land Degradation in Turkey

- ... The country is also prone to floods and landslides, and due to the rise in deforestation and erosion the risks of flood and landslide have risen (World Risk Report, 2012). Acording to the report produced by Univeristy of Gothenburg the most significant form of land degradation in turkey is erosion, 73% of agriculture land is prone to erosion and during the last decade over 16,000ha has been lost mainly of the 17% prime agriculture land. Though 86% of turkey’s overall land is somewhat effected by erosion not all the damages are caused by human activities....   [tags: migration, behavior, government, population]

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Environmental Apocalypse

- Environmental Apocalypse The environment is in a terrible condition and although an environmental apocalypse is not imminent we are definitely headed down that road. Some of the reasons for our Earth’s trouble are overpopulation, consumerism, and overconsumption. The earth’s population is ever increasing; it is only a matter of time before there are not enough resources to support life on the planet and the population begins to die off due to lack of food, water, and other resources. With our current population increase rates the population will double within the next century....   [tags: Environment Consumerism Population Essays]

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For Environmental Balance, Pick up a Rifle by Nickolas Kristof

- Final Argumentation Essay: In Support of Meat More than ten years after the essay in our textbook, “For Environmental Balance, Pick up a Rifle,” first appeared in the NY Times, the author, Nickolas Kristof, continues to write for the NY Times as a columnist. This long-term relationship with The Gray Lady is quite an achievement for a writer in a tough market of New York readers. The original essay needed aggressive wording to grab attention of readers who peruse the paper while crowded into buses and trains....   [tags: meat, deer population, food choice]

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The West Fertilizer Plant Explosion

- The West Fertilizer Plant Explosion On April 17, 2013, the community of West, Texas, suffered a devastating and heartbreaking event in the evening hours. After a fire broke out inside the West Fertilizer plant, a massive explosion leveled the facility, caused millions of dollars in damage to surrounding buildings, and took the lives of over a dozen people. Sadly, the majority of those killed were volunteer firefighters who had responded to the fire and were unable to retreat to a safe distance before the explosion....   [tags: massive explotion, aftermath, texas]

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Population Geography : Population And Population

- Population Geography Professional Report Introduction Population geography is a major branch of human geography that focuses on the scientific study of people, their distributions and population density [1]. In order to study these factors, geographers identify the changes (increments and decrements) in population, peoples ' migration and settlement patterns [1]. Population geography is closely related to demography. There is a close tie between the two because the study of changes in population requires the population geographers to keep up with statistics and the current and the past trends....   [tags: Population, Demography, Population growth]

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The Impact Of Global Population Growth On The Population

- The past many decades have revealed a dramatically large increase in the global population. For example, the population increased from about 2.5 billion in 1950 to over 7.3 billion in 2015. This huge increase in population resulted in a need for many changes to be made in society. Global population growth is leading to deep changes in the demographics, economies, ecology, health, and governments of the world. The demographics, which include the population and particular groups within it, are greatly affected by the global population growth of the world....   [tags: Population growth, World population, Population]

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Analyzing the Effective Growth of Population in Alberta

- It is difficult to presume what would happen if one day Alberta’s population has the lowest average of population expansion . As Johnston and Maclennan (2008) indicate, “Alberta’s population growth continued to be the highest among all provinces” (para. 1). At the same time, fast development of urban areas, stable economy and oil reserves attract newcomers to move the province of Alberta. In addition, the government of Alberta takes all possible measures to increase the quality of life and develop health facilities for all population groups....   [tags: Population]

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The South: Educating a Growing Hispanic Population

- Introduction For many years the United States minority population mostly consisted of African Americans. In 2003, the statistic changed to Hispanics becoming the largest minority population in the United Sates (Parrado & Kandel, 2010). With the increase of the Hispanic population, education concerns of this population have started to arise. In some cases, Hispanics are being over referred to special education programs. This phenomenon is linked to the presence of a language barrier as well as other characteristics of the children in this population (Guiberson, 2009)....   [tags: Population]

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The Population Of The World Population

- Population is defined as the summation of entities of the same species interbreeding in a certain region. Population density is known as the number of individuals per unit area or volume. The world population is the number of humans existing on the earth. Since the last 50 years , the world population has been increasing incredibly . The population statistics from the most recent survey by the UN Population Division says that the population is more than 7 billion currently . In 1950 it was around 2 billion and in 2005 it was almost 6.5 billion....   [tags: Earth, Water, World population, Demography]

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Demography Is The Study Of The Human Population

- Demography is the study of the human population (Macionis, 2013). One part of demography is looking at the effects population growth has, and figuring out how we can control them. The first factor in population change is fertility. Fertility is measured by the crude birth rate, which is an equation determining how many live children are born annually per 1,000 people in a population. While the crude birth rate does not take individual factors of a specific population into account, it is easy to use and gives a rough estimate....   [tags: Demography, Population, Population ecology]

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The Mass Starvation Of The Human Population

- In 1798 Thomas Malthus proposed in a famous essay that the human population would grow at a much faster rate than our ability to grow food, which eventually would lead to starvation of the human population. Malthus believed that the population would grow geometrically 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, and that our food production would increase arithmetically 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. Leading to the conclusion that the food production would not be able to keep up with the rapidly growing population and our expanding appetites....   [tags: Population, World population, Demography]

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The Greatest Concentration Of Human Population

- It’s a scary thought to think that the day will come when all the food, water and oil in the world isn’t enough for the population to survive on. Of course, that’s already a reality in several overpopulated countries like China and India. Moreover, there are numerous opinions on overpopulation, some say that it can be stopped, while others think that the human species will come extinct due to lack of resources. According to Gilland (2008), overpopulation is sometimes defined as the lands inability to feed its population....   [tags: Population growth, World population]

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Human Population Growth Is Unprecedented

- QXT2 Task 4 Human population growth is unprecedented. Since 1950 the world’s population more than doubled and is still experiencing growth at an exponential rate. The United Nations has reported there are over 7 billion people coexisting on this planet with few if any limiting factors having a major impact on the overall growth rate. The organization also predicts by 2050, more than 9 billion people will inhabit Earth, however with this projection comes great concerns about the quality of life. It is predicted by some that the ecological services humans are the beneficiaries of will cease or be greatly strained....   [tags: Population, World population, Demography]

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Compare and Contrast Two Accounts of the Role of the Census in Making up the UK Population

- The census is a decennial practice exercised by nation-states that aims to locate, primarily through an address, and identify the people who inhabit their territories, for the purpose of governing. (Ruppert E. and Isin E., 2009, p. 400) The census is structured as a classification questionnaire system that requires each member of a household to identify him or herself, into group categories such as age, gender, nationality, ethnicity and occupation. The information collected in the census is then used by central governments to make an accurate estimate of the total population, and to understand possible needs for public services, housing, unemployment and transportation....   [tags: Population]

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The Problematic Future That Accompanies The Rising Population

- The Problematic Future that accompanies the Rising Population Fluctuations in the world 's population and its effects is a topic that has been in discussion since the establishment of the first civilizations. Prior to the start of the 20th century the general number of people were kept at bay and even reduced at times due to factors like a short lifespan, illnesses, famine, and ultimately death. However, within the last century the world 's population has dramatically increased in a way that has never been seen before....   [tags: Population density, Population, World population]

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The Role Of Population And Residential And Communities

- Overall, through the development plans above, it can be seen that most of the development are for retail, residential and communities. So, the reasonable driving force that causing land cover change in the study area, which can be inferred from these development plans, is population growth. 4. Discussion 4.1 The Role of Population in Farmland More population need more buildings for living, industry or commerce, so farmland have to be transformed into buildings in order to fulfill people’s demands....   [tags: Demography, Population, World population, House]

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Proposals for the Peaceful use of Atomic Explosions

- After the first use of atomic weapons in World War II there was an effort by scientists and the government to find more constructive uses for nuclear explosions. In 1953 President Eisenhower gave a speech to the UN where he declared that the destructive power of atomic energy could be put to use for the good of mankind. This is known as the “Atoms for Peace” speech. Two of the more interesting projects that were considered in this era were Project Orion and Project Chariot. Neither of these projects were realized....   [tags: atomic explosion project chariot orion]

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Does Population Growth Threatens Humanity?

- Does population growth threaten humanity. Of the many social challenges we face globally today, there is one that is a much larger threat to the human population than others. That threat is the rate in which or population is increasing in all countries around the world, including Canada. Many people who live in the western and more developed countries of the world believe that this issue is isolated to the developing countries that are less educated in the use of birth control and contraceptives....   [tags: World population, Population growth, Population]

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The Decline Of Global Population Growth

- Global population growth is also affected by religious principles, such as Catholic doctrine or Islamic law. The Catholic Church is totally opposed to abortion, contraception, sterilization, and other ways of birth control; they accept only “natural” family planning (“Global Population Growth” 56). Additionally, Pope Francis speaks from his religion position, saying life “is always sacred and inviolable, in any situation and at every stage of development. . . .It is not progressive to try to resolve problems by eliminating a human life” (56)....   [tags: World population, Population growth, Family]

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The Population Problem

- The Population Problem Imagine a world where there isn't enough clean water to drink and there isn't ample food to eat. We have used up most of the resources that we require to survive. What little that is left is so polluted that it is not fit to be used. Is this our future. What are we doing to keep this from happening. We recycle, we ride our bikes, we compost, but is this enough. It is up to us to find a cure to the ailment that is destroying our planet. We only have one Earth to sustain the entire human race for the rest of its existence....   [tags: over-population, ecology, environmental]

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The Impact of Population Growth on the Environment

- Our world is too small for our ever rapidly growing population. One day resources will run dry and vanish, which will bring death and loss to all nations on this planet. Many researchers and scientists have confirmed that the population will reach 10 billion by the end of the century and will continue to stream upward. There are many different ways in trying to decrease population to contain global warming and assist our environmental changes. The only way to steadily succeeding, families must be the regulators of their fertility and future....   [tags: population integrity, birth contro]

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A Specie's Vulnerability to Population Decline

- Policy- and decision-makers claim information about the causes of population declines which driving species on the brink of extinction (). However, it is pointed out that the causes of vulnerability remain unclear to explain the variation to the risk of extinction (). According to Reynolds (2003), vulnerability is determinate by both the decline of species population and the reduction of their geographical range. These two forms of vulnerability are affected by both species’ mortality and habitat loss, which are the causes of intrinsic biological traits, extrinsic human induced effects and stochastic factors that likely determine the population trends ()....   [tags: animals, Population Decline, ]

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Population Control Is Essential For The World

- In the year 1987 the human population that inhibited the Earth was about 5 billion people. That number then went up to 6 billion people in 1999. Currently there are 7 billion people that occupy the world. As it can be seen that population number keeps increasing faster as the years go by. Yet no one seems to pay it much attention, let alone the government. Population control is essential for the world to continue and for the human race to avoid extinction. The biggest impact over population has in the world right now is the scarcity of natural resources....   [tags: World population, Overpopulation, Human]

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Population Growth and Feeding the Poor

- ... As Helle Jeppesen points out in an article on population growth that the “highest population growth occurs in poor countries (Jeppesen, Helle).” The reason for this is because of the lack of sex education and birth control in these countries. This has caused around 80 million women each year to have unplanned pregnancies, says Helle Jeppesen. According to the UN, if current growth rates don’t decline, the population could reach 28.6 billion by the year 2100. These poor nations are already finding it hard to feed the people, and the decrease in water, energy, and food only makes things worse....   [tags: population growth, scarcity of food]

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Ageing Population : A Demographic Problem

- Ageing population is a demographic problem that it is caused by the population which is getting older. The proportion of the different age groups is unbalanced that the phenomenon which are youngsters are fewer than elderly. It comes as no surprise, the health care system is being optimised, which provides better medical service, improving human life expectancy age. It is the biggest improvement in our world and the world is a better place to live in which demonstrate the success of human revolution....   [tags: Demography, Population, Medicine, Gerontology]

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Transnationalism: The Study of Population Moves

- "As a theoretical construct about immigrant life and identity, transnationalism aptly suits the study of population movements in a world where improved modes of transport, as well as the images that are transmitted by means of modern telecommunications have shortened the social distance between sending and receiving countries." An immigrant's ability to adapt to a different nation has become an easier task than it was before. Customs, practices, religions, political standings and cultures have blended in many nations to create an almost global civilization where media and communication through the internet are connecting people from across the world....   [tags: Population Movements, Transport]

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Aging: The Growing Population of Elderly

- I. Introduction The purpose of this paper is to bring greater awareness of important aspects of the growing population of elderly – that is, people 65 years of age and older with a developmental disability. The US census projects that by the year 2030 the population of individuals aged 65 and over will reach approximately 73,000,000. This projection accounts for both males and females. More importantly, it also accounts for those with developmental disabilities. Because of the increase in life-expectancy it is not out of the realm of reality that people with develpmental disabilities work longer, thus, contributing more into the profit driven society, more importantly, making a relevant argu...   [tags: population, developmental disability]

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Migration And Population Research Task

- Migration/Population Research Task Australia’s population is expected to reach 36 million by 2050. Outline the potential advantages and disadvantages of such significant growth for Australia. To many, Australia has a relatively small population in comparison with the large surface area of the continent with its current population of 23 million people. But this figure is misleading because much of the continent is unusable and the amount of farmable land and water availability is low compared with the total land area....   [tags: Australia, Refugee, Population, Immigration]

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