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The Overpopulation Of The World Population

- ... In an ideal world, there could be better ways of distributing surplus food to malnourished areas or promoting land reform to maximize the production of food. However, in the approaching years, humans will be living in a very flawed world where communities act to support each other and maintain sustainable populations. With such a vast population come many effects, loss of fresh water, species ' extinction, and the depletion of natural resources. Firstly, most of the freshwater resources are either unreachable or too polluted, leaving less than 1% of the world 's freshwater, or about 0.003% of all water on Earth, readily accessible for direct human use (Tsiattalos)....   [tags: World population, Overpopulation]

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Overpopulation And The Population Of The World

- ... The price will be extravagantly high and outrageous. The price of bacon is already four times what it was six years ago. In 2008, the price of bacon was $2.96. Now, the price is $4.98. Food will be hard to come by, and if one can still buy bacon, it will be incredibly expensive. In the future, space will be an issue because with so many people, space will be an issue to worry about. With so many people on this planet, space will be a major issue because no one wants to be really close to another....   [tags: Human, World population, Agriculture, Humans]

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The Mass Starvation Of The Human Population

- ... So how is it possible to determine the population on the earth years ahead from now. The simple answer is that one can not. But what scientists do is to predict the population by looking at a number of different factors. Fertility rate, death rate___________________ B. Why is the population growing so rapidly C. Population boom D. fertility One thing that is crucial to discuss regarding population growth is fertility. The world 's total fertility rate is__________ people tend to either have a very big number of kids, as the humans have had throughout big parts of its history and as we still do in some of the most poor and war torn parts of Africa, or far too few children,...   [tags: Population, World population, Demography]

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Population : The Modern Plague

- ... Humans mechanized farming allowing us to farm more quickly and efficiently. Now that humankind could live in one place, Humans were able to improve our standard of living. This led to the human population explosion. “In the last 60 years Earth’s population has tripled (2)”. “Now until 2050 the population is projected to increase from the current 7.25 billion to 9.6 billion (6)”. This explosive growth is due to several major factors. For instance, the lack of education has caused a higher birth rate in underdeveloped countries because some women do not have knowledge or access to contraception....   [tags: World population, Overpopulation, Population]

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Human Population Growth

- Human population growth is becoming a huge issue in our world today. The population is increasing rapidly. The reason that it is becoming a concern is because it has affected the economic, environmental, and social aspects of our world. In the film Frontline: Heat, we can see how there might not be a future for our planet unless we are able to reduce the emissions and make our world a safe place. Not only for the present but also for future generations so that they are able to live long and healthy lives....   [tags: World Population]

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The Problematic Future That Accompanies The Rising Population

- ... This means that one in every seven people are have to sleep with an empty stomach or struggle to get by with what little nourishment the get. About 25 thousand people pass away because of malnutrition and other related illnesses every day. Fresh water is also an issue because of the limited amount that is available. People are using up the water faster than it can be restored by processes like the water cycle and redistribution among the water bodies. With the population still growing the number of people dying because of dehydration and starvation will only increase since not enough food or water can be produced to satisfy everyone....   [tags: Population density, Population, World population]

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Overpopulation And The Rising Population

- ... With less people in the world, there is more attention given to educating our children, and ensuring the younger generations are healthy. It is true that the world would be more comfortable with less people living on it, but is a declining population what Earth needs to survive and thrive. When there is no competition for jobs, there are not enough workers to fill every position. Even though we will always need scholars, we will also need people to work in stores, build our buildings, and serve food in restaurants....   [tags: Overpopulation, World population, Demography]

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World Population

- In the last few centuries, the number of people living on Earth has increased many times over. By the year 2000, there will be 10 times more people on Earth than there were 300 years ago. How can population grow so fast. Think of a family tree. At the top are 2 parents, and beneath them the children they had. Listed beneath those children are the children they had, and so on and so on, down through each generation. As long as the family members continue to reproduce, the family tree continues to increase in size, getting larger with each passing generation....   [tags: population growth]

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Human Population Growth Is The Leading Factor

- ... Currently, water scarce areas produce 22 percent the total GDP. In as little as 45 years that number will jump to 45 percent challenging those regions ability to grow. Just to put into reference how much industrial water affects our day to day life, it takes more than 2,900 gallons of water to produce just one pair of jeans (Economic Implications). Over population makes consumables like water the new oil. With unhealthy and unreliable water, business cannot grow, hire or sustain a work force....   [tags: World population, Overpopulation]

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The Problem Of Over Population On Medical News

- ... Reducing fertility in socially and morally acceptable ways seems like one public health strategy to avoid or at least postpone testing some of these limits. Furthermore, in Utopia a governmental organization suggests to sterilize a large percentage of the population by secretly modified vaccine in response to manufactured flu pandemic. Clearly, this is not a socially or morally approach for decreasing fertility. Consequently, professionals deliberate increasing the education of girls in developing countries to be a main solution, in addition to obtaining additional control over their reproductive life, an educated woman should have more opportunities of employment with a well pay salarie...   [tags: World population, Overpopulation]

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Do We Have A Population Problem?

- ... One of the biggest concerns is the food supply. It’s believed that although global agricultural production has increased, it certainly has not kept up with the rising demand (Easton, 2014). On the other hand, others believe the population problem is not considered a problem at all. Some economists view the population increase as the more people there are on the planet, the more people there are to solve problems. Also, the more humans there are the more possibilities of finding ways around all possible resource shortages....   [tags: Overpopulation, World population]

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World Population

- According to the Population Division of the United Nations, world population reached 6,500 million in 2005 and will continue growing by more than 76 million per year, United Nations estimates indicate that by 2050 there will be between 7,700 million and 10,600 million, being the most likely projection of 9,100 million inhabitants. The availability of arable land and increased efficiency in food production from land can reach their limits. The oceanographic conditions, climate and its effect on soil quality and various human uses to determine crop land will be unable to provide food for the ever growing human population....   [tags: Statistics, United Nations]

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The Decline Of Global Population Growth

- ... U.N. Demographer Gerland says “All women should have a choice about when to marry. And they also should have a choice when to have children and how many to have” (66). In addition, in some cultures, men are the decision-makers when it comes to family size. A study conducted by Hans Rosling in Bangladesh in 2014 showed a case in which a woman had three daughters, and she kept giving birth because her husband desired a son. For them, a son meant a continuation of nation and family, and women cannot do anything against her husband’s desire....   [tags: World population, Population growth, Family]

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Overpopulation Is Not Overpopulated : A Misunderstanding Of Population

- ... Australians scared about 36 million people should consider that the number of Americans born between 1960 and 1970 is greater than Australia 's entire current population. In fact, the population of the US was larger in 1850 than ours is now.” (Blair) If people are scared about overpopulation, he eases the tension of it just saying that. This fact might surprise someone, but that only 7% is actually being used and is developed. In 1936, they said that the world population will near its peak of 2,645,500,000 in 2050....   [tags: Human, World population, Earth, Thought]

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Genetic Engineering And The Human Population

- ... This is the process in which human’s would be able to adapt to the environmental changes occurring around them and what nature has to throw at them in order to progress and survive. Superhuman’s acquire traits that are obtained from other humans or species in order to better themselves as individuals. The nature of evolution is in a predicament, and is speeding up the process in an unpredictable manner. “The evolution of the human brain has occurred over millions of years. By actively manipulating the gene, we are on the cusp of forcing an unnaturally quick rate of change in animals and plants as well as our own species” (Dalai Lama, 2006)....   [tags: Human, Science, DNA, World population]

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World Population Balance

- Population growth is one of the ways a sociologist can view the changes within society. A population consists of everything or everyone being studied in an inference procedure. Populations can be large in size, although this is not necessary. What is important is that a population includes all of what we are curious about. Populations consists of groups, which must be living in the same area at the same time (Taylor). The number of individuals that inhabit a place in society at one time is called size....   [tags: social issues, growth, immigration]

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Abortion : The Powerful Growth Of The World Population

- ... According to MedlinePlus (2012), the National Institutes of Health 's Web site, there are some main explanations which lead to miscarriage. The first element is fetal malformation, which means that the baby is incapable of development due to defects in the genes of the father (or mother) or because of chromosome problems. The mother’s health and age are also the major elements influencing directly to the baby. The higher the age of the mother, the more risk of miscarriage, starting from 30 years old and most dangerous after 40 years....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Miscarriage]

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World Population at 7 Billion: Challenges

- It cannot be argued that the growth rate of world population has drastically increased over the years. Whilst reaching the figure of 5 billion has been a challenge to the world, the sixth and seventh billions of people were added to global population in record 12 years time (Haub & Gribble 2011). Moreover, the population is projected to reach 9 billion people in 40 years (C.G.W 2014). Such rapid growth raises an argument of whether it affects world’s economic development, environment and resource availability (Grenham 2012)....   [tags: economic, environment, unemployment]

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The World Needs Population Control

- Today there are more than seven billion people living on Earth (Kuo 23). One billion of these people are on the verge of starvation, and even more have absolutely no access to sanitized water (Kuo 23-24). Some say that this is due to overpopulation. Having more people on earth proves the need for more food, water, housing, medication, and other necessities (Kuo 24). Though most people who read this paper will not encounter these problems, they happen all over the world (Cover 444). The world population has almost doubled since 1965 and is currently growing at a rate of more than 80 million people every year (Ehrlich and Ehrlich 557)....   [tags: ecology, growth limits, China]

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The World is Over Population

- The world’s population is approximately 7.16 billion and rising (citation). This means that it has nearly doubled in the past forty years. We are now faced with the severe and significant concern of over population. The amount of people this planet can sustain is becoming controversial. While some are arguing that everyone could fit on the state of Texas if we just put 10,500 people on each square mile (citation), others argue that we do not have enough supplies and resources on our land for every person....   [tags: supplies, resources, food, shelter, clothing]

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The Overpopulation Of The World

- ... There are many natural resources that over human population leads to. With all of the population in the world growing so much, especially in the United States, India, and China,the lack of resources rates keep on increasing and increasing rapidly every day. An example of a natural resource that is slowly disappearing from the world are forests. That basically means many trees which are a natural resource for oxygen. In about 18 years, in China, the forest population has decreased about 17 percent due to all of the over human population taking up space for housing....   [tags: World population, Overpopulation, Earth]

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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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Population Growth Before and After World War II

- ​“Given the serious worldwide dilemmas posed by population growth, why should we consider low fertility rate a problem?”(pg 340). I think this question raises a big concern for the human species in general. If the number of people on this earth is declining, that isn't necessarily positive. It is exceptional to mention that population studies weren’t that widespread before the Second war. People weren’t involved regarding however a population grows. In truth their evolving population was thought-about a mathematical analysis instead of a demographic one....   [tags: human ecology, population, analysis]

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Ways Of Making The World A Better Place And Overpopulating

- ... The number of people that ever lived in on earth was 108 billion. People tend to avoid parts of the Earth’s surface that they consider too wet, too dry, too cold, or too mountainous. About two-thirds of the world population live in the four clusters: East Asia, South Asia, Europe, and Southeast Asia. China and India are currently the most populous countries with 1 billion people each. But things are being done to stabilize the population in China such as the one child policy and people are being educated more....   [tags: Demography, Population, World population]

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The Future of World Population

- The Present and Future The growth of the world's population is a problem that many people see as being addressed at some point in the future. While we live in a country that is reaping the benefits of a superpower, most of the United States is disconnected from the problems of population growth. In this paper, I intend to address three major issues. How long will we be able to support our planets food needs. How can we deal with population growth in the present day. And How come certain areas tend to have larger population growth than other areas....   [tags: Papers]

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The Revolution That Changed The World

- ... As well as the technological improvements and inventions that were made, another creation of the Industrial Revolution was the factory. In addition, the factories created during the Industrial Revolution, have affected the modern world. Due to the efficiency of factories, there was a large production increase. More materials goods were able to be produced in a shorter amount of time and goods became slightly cheaper (Pros and Cons). With the help of trains, businesses reached to other countries in the continent....   [tags: World population, Population growth, Population]

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Animal Testing's Contribution to World Population Advances

- Today's world population has advanced this far due to the help of animal testing in various kinds of areas. Yet, some people disagree with animal testing and stand against it. Protestors call animal testing a animal cruelty, which is not similar to the least point. During 1940s and 50s Polio spread around North America killing many and giving great fear to the citizen. Even President Franklin Delano Roosevelt suffered from polio, which led him to become cripple. This chaos was saved with animal testing and it eradicated polio saving many lives....   [tags: animal cruelty and abuse]

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The World can not Support Much More

-   Humans have been the worst life form to ever occupy the Earth. No other being has damage the world as much as humans,but not all humans contributed to the suffering of the Earth. It were those who lived during and after the Industrial Revolution, these humans introduced chemicals into the atmosphere and into fresh water. Since the Revolution there has been a boom in population that is still growing today. The uncontrollable increase in brith rate has developed into a very delicate situation, known as overpopulation....   [tags: World's Population, Earth, Planet]

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World Population

- World Population Works Cited Not Included Population causes a heated debate among many people. The world's population has exceeded 6.5 billion and continues to increase about another 76 million each year. The three most populated countries are China, India, and the United States. Scientists have become worried that the population will double within the next 50 years, exceeding 12 billion people. With scarce natural resources and the strain that a doubling in population will cause on food availability, people become more wary about population control....   [tags: Environment Populated Essays Papers]

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Can the World Sustain an Increasing Population?

- ... Another reason for the world cannot continue to provide for increasing population is that rising rate of birth especially in poorest developing countries aggravates the trend toward greater inequality, which means the rich getting much richer while others are opposite. Ezeh, Bongaarts and Mberu (2012) found that in general, the growth of population is rapider in poorer countries than developed countries. For example, the World Bank points out that in sub-Saharan Africa where poverty headcount ratio fluctuated of 50% from 1981 to 2010, the rate of population growth is more than 2% per year....   [tags: limited resources, economic problems]

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Communication Is An Essential Part Of The World 's Population

- ... Face to face communication is a thing that is considered “old fashioned “. Simply put, this means that with all of the new technological forms of being able to talk to someone, this can be one of the most difficult ways to speak to a person. Of course in certain situations you must talk face to face, such as at a job, or in school, and this skill is the most important to practice in order to be a successful communicator. Achieving positive conversation can be done by engaging in the conversation, identifying body language and non-verbal’s, as well as clear listening skills....   [tags: Mobile phone, Communication, Text messaging]

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The World 's Population And Its Effects On The Earth

- ... Those conditions including that the water must only exist in certain areas that allow for the water to exist in a state other than in ice crystals. The water must also be present, or more prevalent, during times that are either warmer or more conductive for liquid water to flow. However, liquid water has a relatively high freezing point when compared to the surface temperature of Mars – so the (AUThor) theorizes that the water must be a mixture of certain minerals and salts that allow for a lower freezing point when compared to just, plain water....   [tags: Mars, Water, Temperature, Mars Exploration Rover]

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Overpopulation Is A Problem Of Overpopulation

- ... First, the technology advancement has lead to gain the medicine to exterminate whole slew of diseases. According to Rinkesh (n.d.), “Illnesses that had claimed thousands of lives till now were cured because of the invention of vaccines” (para. 5). Secondly, women before technology were not able to abort and that leads to high rate of giving birth. However, some religions believe that abortion is not acceptable and that because our life is a gift from God that we should respect and be thankful for....   [tags: Overpopulation, World population, Population]

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Our Growing Problem Of Overpopulation

- ... With every child added to each family, what are the opportunity costs. On average, a middle class family who lives in the South will spend $235,000 on their child from the time they are born until they are of legal age (US Department of Agriculture). Imagine what you could do with that much money that would not be spent on an additional child. You could buy a much nicer house or car, or even both. You could afford to travel around the world and visit exotic places. You would get a lot more sleep, and not have to have the additional stress of parenthood for longer than you have to....   [tags: World population, Population, Earth]

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The Largest Population in the World: Changed Forever

- Contrary to belief, studies have shown that China’s one-child policy was unnecessary. Population trends decreased previous to the policy. China’s fertility rate nearly halved between 1970 and 1980, before the policy (from 5.8 to 2.8). “So claiming that the on-child policy caused fertility declines that actually happened in the 1970s is like Obama taking credit for economic growth during the Clinton years.” The “Later Longer Fewer” policy was one of the less forceful policies the Chinese put into place in the 1970s and encouraged mothers to have fewer children over a longer period of time....   [tags: One CHild policy, China, unnecessary]

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The Largest Population in the World: Changed Forever

- Today in China, most women would reply, “It’s a rather common occurrence, (like eating) an ordinary kind of food. There’s nothing worth talking about. It’s a very natural thing, like eating and drinking. It’s not against the law. And it’s quite safe to have (an abortion)”, if asked about the topic of abortions and China’s one-child policy. This shows how greatly the policy has affected Chinese and become a part of their daily life. While being controlled by a policy that limits couples to only one child, China faces new issues....   [tags: China, women, abortions, one child policy]

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Population and the World Hunger Debate

- Population and the World Hunger Debate The correlation between over-population and growing world hunger has become a controversial topic in today’s society. Concerns of population expansion, world starvation, and environment destruction are matters of debate and are of much concern for their outcomes affect everyone of society. The world is home to an estimated 6 billion people with more than 80 million additions every year. With this astonishing growing rate of population it is necessary to address the matter of world hunger before it is too late....   [tags: Papers]

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Population in the world Today

- Population in the world Today Probably the most pressing concern of the modern world — both environmentally and socially — is the escalating global population. The geometrical growth in numbers over the last century, when estimated, presents an ominous picture of massive, unsustainable growth and accompanying famines and health crises. Yet, to simply follow the current trend is naive, and informed estimates of population trends are increasingly predicting a less disastrous future. The latest study shows an 85% chance that global population will peak before 2100, and predicts with 60% certainty that this peak will be less than 10 billion, compared with a population of 6 billion today....   [tags: essays papers]

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Overpopulation And Over Consumption Are Only Two Of Numerous False Theories

- ... In fact, I believe whole heartedly that more resources actually come from human minds than they do from crops and from thin air. Ed Regis touched on the resources created by people in his article The Doomslayer writing, “People produce them, they create them…Human beings create more than they use, on average. It had to be so, or we would be an extinct species” (Regis). Wow. Do we as a population all together not understand the reality of that statement. We, as people, who some think overpopulate this world, would be EXTINCT if enough resources were not created…resources created mainly by humans....   [tags: World population, Overpopulation]

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Human Beings Are More Than All Other Species

- ... In 1630 the United States contained 423 million hectares making up roughly 46 percent of the U.S’s land area. By 1907, had dropped 116 million hectares and now covered 34 percent of the total land area. Forest area has been relatively stable since 1907. Today, roughly 70 percent of the area that was forested in 1630 remains. Since 1630, an estimated 120 million hectares of forest land have been decimated, mainly for agriculture purposes. This means that of the remaining 269 million acres, less than half of it is protected by the National Wilderness Preservation System (http://www.fia.fs.fed.us/library/briefings-summaries-overviews/docs/ForestFactsMetric.pdf)....   [tags: World population, Human]

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Overpopulation : The Root Of The Problem

- ... So despite some disagreement as to where population should be capped, there is academic consensus that steps must be taken to prevent excessive future human population growth, as well as decreasing the world’s current population. Currently, the world’s population is estimated to be between 7.2 and 7.4 billion human beings, a number that is dangerously close to Jeremy Grantham’s and already far beyond Jeff Sachs’ prediction of an unsustainable population level. But unfortunately human Overpopulation won’t stop there unless actions are taken: according to a United Nation’s estimate, the human population may reach a stupefying new height of 16 billion by 2100....   [tags: World population, Overpopulation]

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The Problem Of The United States

- ... The lack of daily resources and medications cause the spread of sickness and disease. The lack of communication and understanding in many cases is such an easily resolved issue in essence, but the application is a completely different issue. The underdeveloped countries around the world are ill equipped and uneducated in many aspects of life. “Those lacking education fails to understand the need to curb population growth. Modern methods of birth control and family planning don 't reach the illiterate sections of society....   [tags: Overpopulation, World population]

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Overpopulation Is A Slow Moving Issue

- ... In fact the average wealthy person, whether Japanese, American or European consumes about as much goods as thirty-two Kenyans. (Scishow). The lack of food leads to other issues that connect and fall under the same umbrella, which we will touch on later. Basically no resources is bad news. If we live in places that have limited resources like food, water, shelter or medicine we tend to fight over them. Also if we live in places without resources we have more kids in order to continue our family....   [tags: World population, Overpopulation]

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The Mass Extinction Of Humans

- ... Ever since the start of the human race, we have traveled. Humans continuously searched the globe for food, water, and shelter, which are the 3 necessary things needed for survival. Over time, the human race has traveled all over the entire globe, and now we are running out of space for everybody. In the past few centuries, we have destroyed many of the Earth’s forests. We have taken over the forest and used them for our own personal living, destroying the habitats of all the species there before us....   [tags: World population, Overpopulation, Human]

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The Most Misunderstood Pessimist By Thomas Malthus

- ... At the age of 18 he began his studies at Jesus College, Cambridge where he studied for the clergy. While focusing on school, he remained involved in his reading of mathematics and philosophy. Malthus was a very dedicated person; he was able to win awards for speeches in Greek, Latin, and English with a speech defect that resulted from a cleft plate (Buchholz, 45). Malthus was a brilliant soul, who combined his knowledge and dedication with an innovative thought process to create the controversial population growth theory....   [tags: Population, Demography, World population]

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Overpopulation Is A Myth?

- ... and 0 A.D. We are not the most people to ever live and technological advancements make us more adept to handle population development. A modern example of how humanity has the ability to create their own carrying capacity is the Green Revolution. The Green Revolution was an initiative occurring between the 1930s and the 1960s that revolutionized agrarian genetics. This study was led by Nobel Peace Prize winner Norman Borlaug who is credited with saving billions of people from starvation. This initiative involved the development of high-yielding varieties of cereal grains, expansion of irrigation infrastructure, modernization of management techniques, distribution of hybridized seeds, s...   [tags: World population, Human, Demography]

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Population in the Arab World

- Population in the Arab World During the last hundred years the population of the Arab world was doubled more than ten times. This was mainly due to the improvement of health care, education, employment and immigration to the big cities, and sometimes other countries. This change in the population caused a lot of as the number of people is much more than the resources available for them. In the past, there was poor medical care, which led to the death of many people, especially children. The family was used to getting the kids 3 or 4 survive....   [tags: Papers]

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A Debate On The Effects Of Overpopulation

- ... Without their stone tools, he argues, the amount would be a lot less. The creation of agriculture, eventually empowered a higher population growth, which needed more land-use. Although the population is much higher now, approximately 7.2 billion, society has adapted with innovation. In contrast to a UN assessment, Ellis believes that a peak population can be sustained if obligatory investments are made in the substructure and conducive trade, anti-scarceness and food security strategies. In his article “Overpopulation Isn’t the Problem, It’s too Few Babies”, Joel Kotkin claims that the issue at hand regarding overpopulation, is that there are too few babies are being born....   [tags: World population, Population growth, Human]

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Poetic Structure in Ozymandias

- Despite the vast differences between the many cultures that make up the world’s population, certain key characteristics, some good and some bad, have shown themselves in every civilization, regardless of time or location. One negative characteristic that has repeatedly made an appearance in the world’s history is man’s desire for power. In the sonnet “Ozymandias”, by Percy Bysshe Shelley, power, which humans consistently fight over and which is also the cause of arrogance in many, is shown as insignificant through the description of a statue’s ruins....   [tags: world population, cultural differences]

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Genetically Modified Organisms : An Efficient Form Of Feeding The World 's Population

- ... Table 2, in Kamle’s article, is a representation of the certain threshold a country is not allowed to exceed with genetically modified content. By showing the importance of legally labeling genetically modified crops, he says, “The Codex Committee on Food Labeling has drafted advanced recommendations on labeling [genetically modified content]…” (126) The use of Table 2 displays both a visual representation of the written context and assists in showing the lack of organization current genetically modified labeling has with the growth of biotechnology....   [tags: Genetically modified food]

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Is Overpopulation A Minor Issue?

- ... The Babylonian Empire, which is now present day Iraq, is believed to be the first to have conducted a census. All of this occurred 3800 BCE, and Manuscripts from the ancient Egypt provide evidence to this (population growth). Later during the 1800’s a British economist and demographer named Thomas Malthus was the first one to draw attention to the dangerous of population growth. Malthus came up with the idea of exponential growth and how population growth is similar to it. He also stated that “the power of population is indefinitely grater than the power of the earth to produce subsistence for man.” His second idea declared that in a future date the population of the earth would become s...   [tags: World population, Human, Population growth]

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St. Johns County Is Most Popular For Holding The Oldest City

- ... Our group decided to conduct a real estate market analysis on this county not only because we all have visited and fell in love with St. Augustine, but also because of the statistics stated above. St Johns County is not just for tourism anymore but a place where people reside, attend school, and start families. Because of these diverse populations, and factors towards their economy is why we chose St. Johns County, Florida. Within this paper we wish to prepare a real estate market analysis, and be able to obtain enough information to help with decision making in this area....   [tags: Population, World population, City]

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Summary Of ' The Tragedy Of The Commons ' By Garrett Hardin

- NHV Paper 2 “Response to a Debate” Caleb Micho 10 October 2014 Nature and Human Values Section A11 Rose Pass There is no questioning the fact that the world population is increasing without bound, however, there is a debate if this increase is a good thing, or if it will prove catastrophic. In the article “The Tragedy of the Commons” by Garrett Hardin. Hardin discusses how the ever-increasing world population will deplete the world of its natural resources, and thus human’s capability of survival....   [tags: Agriculture, World population, Human, Irrigation]

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The Earth Is Only Planet On Which Life Exists

- ... World is already dealing with hunger problem, every single day, thousands of children die on under-developing world. Because of the increase demand on food from rich people and the developed world, the price of food is so high that poor class family barely afford it. Natural disasters like flood and drought are destroying agricultural field daily. If population is not control by now, then the world will face the biggest hunger problem. People with large number of family doesn’t have enough place to live, because of that, they have to go to the forest, destroy all the tree and habitats of wildlife, and make them land to live....   [tags: World population, Human, Agriculture, Earth]

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The Tragedy Of The Commons By Garrett Hardin

- It is a known fact that the world population is increasing without bound; however, there is a debate if this increase is a good thing or if it will prove catastrophic. The article “The Tragedy of the Commons” by Garrett Hardin discusses how the ever-increasing world population will exhaust the world of its natural resources, and eliminate human’s capability of survival. On the other side of the argument is Julian L. Simon who wrote “More People, Greater Wealth, More Resources, Healthier Environment.” This article proposes the theory that with an increase in population, human’s quality of life is amplified....   [tags: Agriculture, World population, Human, Irrigation]

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Life On Our Planet And The Environment

- ... For several centuries, humans have created many complex ecological problems that we must accept and reform at a point in our lifetime, most of which can be related to pollution and population. Pollution, in simple terms, is defined as the contamination of one’s own environment. The sly, invasive word comes in the all sorts of forms such as air, heat, light, noise, soil, and water. It was during this Industrial Revolution that significant environmental damage started to occur. In Greece, the drastic amount of deforestation in the mountainous region raised concerns about soil erosion (Greece the Land)....   [tags: World population, Overpopulation, Pollution]

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An Adventure Of The Mind And Spirit, By Daniel Quinn

- ... We don’t think about the consequences of what if we actually were made for the world because we already think that we were. Humans tend to be the Takers because we tend to do whatever we want to the world and do not care because we think it belongs to us. We take ownership of everything and fail to realize that we are sharing the environment with other species. While doing a nature walk, I experienced how animals interact with the environment around them in vary ways. For example, I was walking and I witnessed bees over some flowers in a busy working as if they were collecting pollen from these plants....   [tags: Human, Natural environment, World population]

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It Looks Like A Factory Farm, Right?

- ... Buy it. But is it really the best option to keep us alive. Multiple studies show that intensive farming could be the only way to supply our ever-growing population. It’s bad; it’s cruel; it’s unhealthy. Intensive farming often receives lousy press for animal cruelty, but what people do not realise is that most of these facilities actually treat their animals better than most free range farms. As our population grows, it will become much harder to supply food for you and me using free range farming....   [tags: Agriculture, World population, Food security]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Wall E '

- In the film Wall-E we are introduced to a distant and future world. In this future world a single company, Buy’n’Large, controls all consumer goods. Humans have consumed and waisted to the point of Earth becoming one giant landfill. The environment becomes so damaged that the earth is deemed uninhabitable, and all plant life ceases to grow. Humans abandon Earth, and their responsibilities, and leave robots behind to clean up their mess while they “go on a cruise”. Technology is has been perfected in this future world and the entire population lives in a fully automated spaceship called the Axiom....   [tags: Life, Human, World population, Earth]

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Industrialization Of Food Production : Industrialization

- ... Cultivation is also used to control weeds and work dead plant matter into the soil. In addition, monoculture, or the cultivation of a single crop in a given area, is a very popular modern agricultural method. Monoculture makes it much easier to cultivate, control weeds, and harvest, as well as expand the size of the farm operation and improve aspects of profitability and cost. Typically a single species will be produced (grain for example). Finally, irrigation can transform deserts into the most productive of lands....   [tags: Agriculture, Human, World population]

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The 's Balance With Nature

- ... Nevertheless, the population grew, and governments fought wars over land and water to provide for the masses; habitats were lost, the elimination of millions of people in war, disease, hunger and famine took place. Those persons (lawyers, doctors and industrialists….etc.) whom the farmers’ bestowed their positions in society could not provide food for themselves: which is an undervaluation of the farmer in the social order to produce food. In a natural selection of the remaining survivors of the fittest, as in the beginning, they lived like animals feeding themselves with plants and animals around them, once again existing “in balance with nature.” Yet, again the world is back to organi...   [tags: Agriculture, Green Revolution, World population]

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The Unemployment Rate Of Namibia

- ... Namibians are of diverse ethnic origins as well. The Namibians are separated into several groups, which consist of Ovambo, Kavango, Herero, Damara, White Namibians, Nama, Caprivan, San and Tswana. Namibia is made of 87.5% blacks, 6% whites, and 6.5% mixed. About 50% of the population belongs to the Ovambo tribe. Of these the Oshiwambo language is spoken by 58.9%. The language barrier between the different groups in Namibia does not contribute to their product consumption. For Namibia the budget is around $4.325 billion, while the expenditures amount to about $5.126 billion....   [tags: Population growth, World population, Namibia]

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The 's Influence On Human Life Today

- ... In a parallel manner life spans ran just as short. ‘Life expectancy at birth in the pre-agricultural community was about twenty-six years,’ says Armelagos, "but in the post-agricultural community it was nineteen years” (Diamond). Seven years is exceptionally long when people died at such young ages. Valuable years of life were the price for a lifestyle that was unhealthy and hazardly. Many people died early because the diets they endured did not indicate healthy immune systems. While examining remains from this period, studies showed, “a fourfold increase in iron-deficiency anemia (evidenced by a bone condition called porotic hyperostosis), a threefold rise in bone lesions reflecting inf...   [tags: Agriculture, World population, Human]

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There Is Always A Cost?

- ... The population was naturally suppressed through lactation, but infanticide was not unheard of as a way to keep the population down, but Pg 60 as the environment and climate began to change the population growth still outpaced their ability to obtain food. Their diets changed and social structure changed as more complex ways of obtaining food were adapted. Agriculture was developed as a way to increase food production since they had not been able to sufficiently suppress the population growth and the decision to adopt it was likely not an easy decision....   [tags: Agriculture, Human, World population]

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The Mass Murder Of The Jewish Population During World War Two

- ... The affects of aryanization devastated the Jewish population, ruining the economic well-being of their communities. (Holocaust Chronicle) This act and the outcome were obviously the Nazi’s intentions. Businesses owned by Jews were destroyed and all clients of Doctor’s and Lawyer’s were stripped from them. Throughout 1933-1939 the Jews that were able to run migrated to Nazi-free countries (History.com staff). Sadly, aryanization was only the beginning. By September 1939, German armies occupied the western-half of Poland....   [tags: Nazi Germany, The Holocaust, Jews, Adolf Hitler]

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Industrialization Of The Green Revolution

- ... The productivity of food yields greatly increased; for example, “In Mexico, India and Pakistan, wheat yields nearly doubled from 1943-1970. For the first time, food production increased faster than population growth.” This increase in productivity is also very relatable to the ideals and practices of mass production. One important setback to the Green Revolution was the environmental damage that occurred, such as permanently altering landscapes or causing pollution to the environment. Some environmental problems that arose were “pollution from fertilizer, herbicides and pesticides, and large animal farms; intensive water use and soil exhaustion....   [tags: Agriculture, Food security, Food, World population]

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Ecological Analysis : The Ecological Footprint

- ... (2008)). This statistic shows that in a given year, we expect earth to provide 123% of our needs, which is impossible. The ecological foot print will tell us in detailed measures that can increase or decrease due to our demands on the environment. If we decrease some of our demands, or the population, we can make the earth sustainable again. The basis of this thesis is to prove that the ecological foot print is a measure on our negative impact on Earth, how Earth is quickly diminishing, and how we can quickly turn around this process before we have to evacuate the planet due to being unsustainable for human life....   [tags: Human, World population, Ecological footprint]

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Population…A Problem That Most of the World Simply Disregards

- Population…A Problem That Most of the World Simply Disregards There are over Six Billion people inhabiting the planet earth today and that number is growing. “In the six seconds it takes you to read this sentence, eighteen more people will be added” (Ehrlich 9). The total population of the World, projected on October 23, 2001 at 6:28:09 pm GMT was 6,181,600,089 people (U.S. Bureau of the Census). Each hour there are 11,000 more mouths to feed; each year more than 95 million. Nevertheless, the world has hundreds of billions fewer tons of topsoil and hundreds of trillions fewer gallons of groundwater with which to grow food crops than it had in 1968....   [tags: Essay s Papers]

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The Importance Of A Progress Trap On A Global Scale

- ... However, these resources are becoming increasingly harder and more costly to retrieve. “In the 1940s we got about 100 barrels of oil back for every barrel of oil we spent getting it. Today each barrel invested in the process returns only ten.” (Manning, 2004, p. 41) While we are finding more resources they are not as prevalent as they once were. One day we will run out of resources entirely. What we do grow is not really food; not yet anyways. “Agriculture in this country is not about food; it’s about commodities that require the outlay of still more energy to become food.” (Manning, 2004, p....   [tags: Agriculture, World population, Food security, Term]

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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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Food Secuirty and Malnutition in the World

- ... The expansion of globalization resulted in several nutritional trends and problems. From the1980s until now, there was a decline in the amount of malnourished children and adults in the world. However the “proportional rate of decline was slow, the numbers remained high, and, in Africa, the actual number of undernourished people rose.” Consequently, food insecurity in developing nations has caused many of negative health effects on the population. Approximately 842 million people in the world suffer from hunger and malnutrition a majority of them (827 million) live in developing countries....   [tags: distribution, population, crops]

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Consequences of Overpopulation in Our World

- Today, the world faces numerous problems that have been ongoing for the past several decades, despite the fact that humans have improved so much in different aspects of technology and knowledge. For instance, the population of the human species is getting larger by every second, while our environment is running out of supplies to support our growing population. At this moment, the world population ticks at about 7.2 billion, and is expected to reach to 9 billion by 2050 (prb.org). This problem of overpopulation is one of the most preeminent issues today and is becoming of uttermost importance for people worldwide....   [tags: human population, overpopulation, gmo]

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Morality of Population Control of Bangladesh

- Morality of Population Control of Bangladesh ABSTRACT: The rapid rate of population growth in the last half of the present century causes anxiety about the future of humanity because the amount of resources needed to satisfy basic necessities is extremely large. Correspondingly, the satisfaction of basic needs cannot be the sole criterion of the good life. Human beings have a right to live a life composed of things that make life go best. The case of Bangladesh shows that the majority of people live a life barely worth living, a life morally undesirable....   [tags: Bangladesh World Politics Essays]

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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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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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Population Growth And Poverty: Nigeria

- Population growth is one of the biggest issues that the human species can face no matter where it is occurring in the world. For years ever since the 1960’s, the world’s population growth rate has been rapidly increasing and in some cases doubling. With the rapid growth of population come many challenges that people have to face and Nigeria is no exception. Nigeria, a country located in West Africa, is the sixth most populous country in the world with a total population of over 167 million (Rosenthal)....   [tags: increase in population, unemployment, crime]

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Migration And Population Research Task

- ... An increased amount of taxpayers gives the government means to build more and better quality infrastructure to deal with and assist the growing population. However, even though a large population has benefits, it also has its downfalls. The main problem associated with a large population, is overcrowding. Even though Australia has a large land size and a relatively small population, a lot of this land is unusable or extremely far away from a large city centre with proper infrastructure needed for people such as hospitals....   [tags: Australia, Refugee, Population, Immigration]

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The Problem of Over-Population

- Q: Over-population is strength or weakness for world. Answer: Over-population Over-population means that the number of people increased from the limit of the world. Actually over-population is proportional to the birth rate. Overpopulation can result from an increase in births, a decline in mortality rates an increase in immigration, or an unsustainable biome and depletion of resources. The population is increasing day by day due to which facilities are going to decreases. There are some advantages which convey us that over-population is strength for world but there are many reasons due to which it is weakness for the world....   [tags: Over-Population Essays]

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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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