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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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The Problem of Over-Population

- INTRODUCTION : One of the major social problems of Pakistan is overpopulation, it gives rise to other problems such as illiteracy, unemployment and poverty. Actually overpopulation causes much more damage other than giving rise to such problems. It gives rise to many more problems, which affect our country, both socially and economically. I want to illustrate the above mentioned problems for the time being. My aim is to explain illiteracy, unemployment and poverty under the debate of overpopulation....   [tags: Over-Population Essays]

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The Impact of Population Growth

- Overpopulation is increasing every year and will eventually consume the planet. According to Nasif Nahle, overpopulation is “a term that refers to a condition by which the population density enlarges to a limit that provokes the environmental deterioration, a remarkable decline in the quality of life, or a population collapse.” People often ignore the subject of overpopulation, but this predicament is the world’s leading problem that society is burdened with going into the future. Unless the human population across the world lowers drastically, the consequences of overpopulation will ensue....   [tags: population, quality of life, medical technology]

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How World Poverty is Changing the Human Race

- ... Many people in the world are malnourished. This causes very severe life-long conditions. There are various reasons for poverty in a country. These reasons vary from country to country and in some cases state to state within a country. In the South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, the lack of natural resources, law and order, illiteracy, over population, corruption, etc. are some of the reasons for poverty. Infectious diseases continue to blight the lives of the poor across the world. Water problems affect half of humanity....   [tags: population, disease, hunger]

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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 Study of the Population Growth of Kenya and Thailand

- The world’s population grows by 150 people per minute and 78,840,000 people per year, according to medindia.net. With the increasing population, the world may not have enough resources for everyone. The average Global Hectare per person in Thailand is 1.15 and in Kenya it is 0.59 as of 2007 and the average global hectare per person in the world is 1.8 (Wikipedia). Due to the growing population, the average number of global hectares per person is shrinking. More land is required to sustain a larger population....   [tags: population, resources, kenya, thailand]

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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 United States Problems With Population Growth

- While the world has issues with immigration, health care, drugs, gun control, taxes, and so on going on in the world we forget to think about the fact that our world is facing an issue as impractical as population growth. The idea that having a child will create issues for a country is odd, but it is the case for many countries, including the United States of America. “The U.S. is the third most populous country in the world and has the highest population growth rate of all developed countries,” ( Chamie 1) to further analyze this issue to put it in perspective of the global issue it actual is by comparing the United States current issue with population growth to the population growth issue...   [tags: immigration, over-population]

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Genetic Engineering Can Be Beneficial in the Modern World

- ... Genetically engineering products are the best option to tackle the demand of resources by the ever-increasing human population of the future. One of the most successful breakthroughs in the field of genetic engineering is genetically modified crops. The enormous benefits of GM crops are: increased food production, more affordable food prices, and greater conservation of land. Ever since the introduction of GM crops in the past decades, GM crop farming has taken over a substantial percentage of the agricultural industry and is set to dominate the food industry in the coming future....   [tags: safe, population, cure, diseases, life]

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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 Spread of Urbanization in the World

- ... Somalia lacks financial resources to pay the police and military in Somalia. The Somalia police and military pay are very low and some officers were accepting bribes from criminals. In urban cities electricity, water and food is easy to access than in rural environments. In rural people must depend on their land and livestock to provide food and a way of life. A major flood in 2006 destroyed the central and southern parts of Somalia. Property and land was damaged causing many Somalian residents be displaced....   [tags: development, conditions, population]

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Africa by Far is the Poorest Continent in the World

- ... However, on the other side, they have made the west believe throwing money at Africa can fix it, that the victories of the G8, the fifty billion dollars of increased aid to Africa, or the forty billion in reduced debt there, are going help develop the continent of one billion. They see this as the end to the Africa story, and soon it will be saved; however in the Africa story this is only chapter one. This needs to be accepted, celebrates, and then put in the past. Chapter one needs to end, and chapter two needs to begin, and chapter two is all about execution....   [tags: human life, fossils, population]

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How Representative Are Social Media Datasets of the True Population: A Case for London

- 1. Introduction The study of personal names offers valuable insight into the structure and dynamic of human populations (Longley et al 2011). The belief being that personal names offer a strong indicator of their bearer’s cultural, ethnic and linguistic characteristics (Mateos et al. 2011). The utility of this information inherent within personal names has led to the development of the World Names Database (WND: http://worldnames.publicprofiler.org/); a synthesis of National Census and Telephone Directory data for twenty-six countries across four continents accounting for approximately 2 billion of the Earth’s population....   [tags: world name database]

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World War I's Great Effect on Austalia and Singapore

- ... Many households were evicted into the streets, as they were not able to pay for their living. Australian began to lose faith in their government, thus many new parties raised up with new ideas and policies on how to run the countries, notably the Australian Communist Party and the New Guard. When Britain declared war against Germany, Australia automatically joined World War 2 as support on the side of the British. When men left to fight in World War 1, the amount of leftover work that were strictly restricted to men were now opened to women....   [tags: pension, population, soldiers]

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Effects of Hitler’s Rise to Power on the Jewish Population and Other Minorities

- Imagine an entire race being annihilated off the face of the earth because of one person’s hatred towards that race. On January 30, 1933, Adolf Hitler rose to power over Germany. On that same night, in glistening admiration, he looked out of the government building and witnessed a parade of Nazi troops marching with glee for their new leader. Hitler sliced the night air by stating, “No power on earth will get me out of here alive.” Hitler’s rise to power negatively affected the Jewish population by killing millions of Jews in various types of cruel and torturous ways, having a Nazi army under his belt, and treating the Jewish community as if they were scum on the bottom of his shoes....   [tags: World History ]

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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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India's Population Growth Problem and Its Consequences

- The population of India is in trouble. They are facing widespread overpopulation and the second largest AIDS epidemic in the world. The objective is to point out the differences in Indian and US population compositions, total fertility rates, economic conditions, disease control policies, growth, and literacy rates. These comparisons will help to put India's population problems in perspective. Together, these two countries house the second and third largest populations on the Earth. To put it in perspective, of the 6.1 billion people who exist on earth, seventeen percent are either Indians or Americans (Haub, 3)....   [tags: India Population Overpopulation Essays Papers]

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Aging population in China, Japan and Korea

- China, Japan and Korea have lots of similarities; such as they start economic development and growth within a short period of time, which is 1960s of Japan, Korea in1970s and China had economic reform since 1978. They have successfully controlled their population growth which population transition from high birth rate to low birth rates in a short period of time. Population aging is one of the social issues which they are facing. This essay will examine their differences and the impact or significant toward their neighbouring countries....   [tags: asian population, aging, elderly]

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Shark Population Decline

- Every Jaws fan knows the shark gets it in the end. What they do not know is that too many sharks have gotten it; and that has caused a rapid decline in the shark population over the past thirty years. Since the 1970's, sharks of the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico shores have declined eighty-five percent. Sharks are vital animal to our world's ecosystem, and if the decline is not controlled; we could be facing devastating problems in years to come. Information has been obtained from two books: The Shark Almanac by Thomas B....   [tags: Sharks Extinction Population Endangered Species]

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The Causes of World War 1

- World War 1 (better known as The Great War), was caused by a great many elements, some long-term, some short-term and the spark. Together these reasons created a brutal war involving many countries across the globe and also killing a vast number of the world’s population. In this essay, I will thoroughly explain what started this war and which reasons made it start sooner. What in my opinion was the least important reason, for the war starting was how much richer all the countries were getting. England, Germany, France and Russia along with others, were all expanding their empires and in doing so they became a lot richer....   [tags: World History]

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Hunger Issues in the World

- “There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread” – Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist World hunger is one of the biggest problems faced in this world today. About 24,000 people die every day, and most of these deaths are faced by children under five. Even though there is a lot of food in the world, some people in the world can’t access these foods because of poverty. About 1/10 of the world population suffer from chronic hunger every year....   [tags: World Hunger]

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The Growing Population

- A Growing Population: Problem or Excuse. The current worldwide population is around 6.9 billion and is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050 (Baird). This projected population number is down from the once predicted 16 billion (Baird) and while some are not concerned others are worried by any increase in population. Population growth is discussed in the articles “Too Many People?” by Vanessa Baird; “Population Control: How Can There Possibly Be Too Many of Us?” by Frank Furedi; and “The Population Bomb Revisited,” by Paul R....   [tags: Issue, Excuse, Validity]

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Eradicate Poverty in the Third World

- Poverty currently affects over half of the world population. It does not only have physical and mental effects on the body. It is “the state of having little to no money and few to no material possessions” (Canada Space Dictionary, 2014). There are several internal and external elements that are endorsed by personal, national and the global community to help eradicate poverty in the Third World. Some examples include our individual charitable donations, celebrity endorsements, government organizations, the World Bank, and the United Nations 80,000 Hours; ONE; Patterson & CRC Staff, 2012; United Nations; World Bank, 2013....   [tags: threats, world peace, bono]

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Living in a World With Extreme Poverty

- Poverty has been an issue for a long time and every country is affected by it in some way and some countries are worse off than others. The countries most affected by poverty are Niger, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan, Uganda, Haiti and many other countries (Infoplease).The total percentage of world population that lives on less than $2.50 a day is that of around 50%. The definition of poverty is “The state or condition of having little or no money, goods, or means of support; condition of being poor.” (Dictionary)....   [tags: Threats To World Peace]

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Tuberculosis in the Modern World

- Introduction Tuberculosis is one of the major health problems in the world and accounts for a large number of deaths. Statistics show that roughly one third of the world’s population is infected with the bacillus, and it is responsible for 8 to 12 million cases of active tuberculosis each year, and 3 million deaths [1. Raviglione M. C. 1995]. TB can be classified as being latent or active TB. Latent TB is described as the bacteria being present in the body but is inactive. The patient shows no symptoms and the bacteria are not contagious....   [tags: major health problems in the world]

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The Issue of Over Population in the Earth

- ... If we have to start relying heavily on pesticides to produce foods it could easily get in to the population water supply, in turn killing many more people. Another effect that we can see is the gas crisis; this again comes from too many people using up too many resources. If in, “2050 the world population will explode from today’s 7 billion to 10 billion” (Ferrell Paul). Then that is going to end up meaning more people needing to use up more gas and oil. The end of gas and oil will come, it is inevitable, with the amount of oil being consumed all over the world added to the fact that the population is still increasing rapidly, we will end up sucking up all the oil the world has to offer....   [tags: possible solutions, human fertility]

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A Growing Population: Problem or Excuse?

- The current worldwide population is around 6.9 billion and is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050 (Baird). This projected population number is down from the once predicted 16 billion (Baird) and while some are not concerned, others are worried about any increase in population. Population growth is discussed in the articles “Too Many People?” by Vanessa Baird; “Population Control: How Can There Possibly Be Too Many of Us?” by Frank Furedi; and “The Population Bomb Revisited,” by Paul R. Ehrlich and Anne H....   [tags: Repeated Essay]

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The Aging Population of the Last Century

- ... The immigratants help to replace the position that the Canadians do not to work on. Also, “the Conference Board of Canada has found that immigration has a positive impact on innovation at many levels; it asserts that immigrants represent a high proportion of those who are recognized for achievements in research and the arts, that they improve innovation in Canadian businesses and that they expand Canada’s trade relations” (Elegersma, Simeone, Roy-Cesar, Theckedath 8). The immigrants, besides filling up the emply spot causes by shortage of labor in the market, they bring the new life in Canadian trading sector....   [tags: fertility control, life expectancy, birth]

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Qaddafi vs. The World

- It was just a short couple of months ago that the world thought that the Arab World was beginning to calm down. Crude oil prices were beginning to fall, U.S. Involvement in the area was waning, and it seems that relations among Israel and the other Arab States had improved considerably. Then this peaceful coexistence began to fall apart with the ousting of Tunisia's long-standing president Zine el Abidine Ben Ali. His shameful exile inspired democratic protest across the region, including Egypt, Bahrain, and now Libya....   [tags: Arab World, Current Events]

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The Effects of a High Global Population

- ... South Korea, which clearly disagreed, fought back. Another prime example is the Philippines. They were controlled under Spain for 334 years, until in 1898 when the United States took it over in the Spanish-American war. A year later, the Philippines fought the United States for independence and gained it. Each of these wars was started because of disagreements. Pollution is another issue that cannot be stopped with a rising population. People do not realize the impact they have on the earth and think that it is just one wrapper....   [tags: hunger, warfare, pollution]

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Falls and their Impact on the Elder Population

- ... The first group will be discharged with no referral to any other community services. The second group will be referred to long term community services such as falls prevention service, integrated primary care team. The current pressure on the NHS has made some community services waiting lists longer than is expected to be, which has created a large gap in time between the services. It has been noticed that some patients bounce back to the community short term service or get admitted to the hospital only after a few days/weeks from their discharge (large groups due to falls), some of them while they waiting for other long term community services , so the proposed program will be applied...   [tags: ambulance service, aging, decreasing abilities]

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Neccessary Adaptations for an Aging Population

- ... However, in developed countries where nuclear family is more common, responsibility for the elderly has now been shifted to professional providers. For many now, the doubt is: should care be provided by the government or should the elderly and their families pay the full price. An ageing population means there is a decrease in the working population. As a result, the number of people paying taxes is less than those who receive pensions from these taxes. This may cause prejudice and tension between the working population and the ageing population....   [tags: care, active, pharmacist]

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A Report on Canada's Aging Population

- 1 INTRODUCTION The Canadian population is graying at a steady pace, adding thousands of seniors above the age of 65 in the population charts year after year. This segment of the population needs special attention due to its social, emotional, health, and dwelling needs. Continued growth in the size of aging population is putting pressure on the economy, health care system, and living space for seniors. Planners and policy makers need to pay immediate attention to the issue as it is going to affect all Canadians in the years to come....   [tags: seniors, health, taxes]

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The Economic Problem of Population Ageing

- In the contemporary world, the economic problem of population ageing caused is revealing gradually. UNESCO provides a standard that a single country or region in the population over 60 years is more than 10% of the total population, which is into the aging of the population. Both of developed and developing countries in recent years have to face more serious aging impacts for economic progress. According to population prospects (2009), the whole world will accelerate the pace of ageing after 2010....   [tags: Economics]

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Increase in The Global Population

- The global population is increasing at a rapid pace, and a considerable amount of attention is being given by many nations throughout the world to the steady climb in people’s ages. People living long into the standard retirement age is largely contributing to the massive increase in the global population. It is only in the last century or so that there has been a high rate of elderly people. Now, people who are 65 years old or so are considered to be elderly, but 200 years ago, that age was likely around 50 (Stevenson, n.d.)....   [tags: social intergration,welfare system, elderly]

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Colonial Survival, Prosperity, and Entitlement in the New World

- Christopher Columbus attempt to find a quick route to Asia resulted in a failure of epic proportions: Columbus failed to find Asia and, instead, began one of the longest and most prolific examples of cultural repression in history. Columbus, along with those who followed him to the ‘New World’ brought with them a fundamental belief in cultural superiority that defined the European invasion and infestation. These attitudes had a significant and long-term impact on the native cultures and provided the Europeans with justification for the position of power of which they grabbed hold....   [tags: World History]

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The Global Wild Tiger Population

- Let us go on a jungle walk. The word “tiger” from Latin word tigris meaning a spotted tigerhound of Actaeon. •The global wild tiger population is estimated at anywhere between 3,062 and 3,948 individuals. •The World Wide Fund for Nature estimates the tiger population at 3,200. Why are tigers getting extinct. •Poachers are continuing to kill the world's remaining Tigers. •New demand across Southeast Asia for the skins, teeth and claws of tigers, particularly the Sumatran tiger. •Tiger parts have a strong market for traditional medicines made from items like tiger bone and body parts....   [tags: tigris, subspecies, panthera]

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Indonesia: Tourism, Industries and Population

- ... Its greatest place of interest is Tjong A Fie’s Mansion, a great old architecture. Since Indonesia is close to the equator, it has tropical climate. Instead of having seasons like the US such as spring, fall, summer, and winter, Indonesia has wet and dry seasons. The wet season or monsoon season usually occurs between November and March. When the wind shifts from the Indian island, it brings heavy rainfalls with them. The amount of rainfall varies across different parts of Indonesia. The wet season helps to restore rainforests and fill swamps and marshes with water again....   [tags: cities, traditions, food]

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Diverse Population of New York

- New York City, The city that never sleeps is the largest city in the word. It’s ethnically diverse population is made up of immigrants from all over the world. People come here in pursuit of better job, education and life. Today, New York is all that and more, thanks to the discovery of law, order and technology. Everything about New York is grand it is a fast developing society. Few years ago, New York was nothing like what it is today. It was a discovery in a process of development. During the development process the city had to tolerate diverse types of unstable situation that are unknown to many Americans....   [tags: immigrants, society, community]

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Canada's Involvement in the Second World War

- Canada involvement in the second world war was well calculated because unlike the first world war, where it plunged into the war as soon as the United Kingdom got involved, in the second world war, Mackenzie King, the Canadian leader had to wait until the parliament consented to the involvement and Canada got involved only after Hitler invade Poland in 1939. Unlike many countries especially in Europe that suffered economic slump during the Second World War, Canada remained virtually unaffected during the war and its involvement set up a foundation through which the country prospered during the years after the war....   [tags: Canada, World War ii, ]

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A Brave New World

- In this world where people can acquire anything they need or want, we have to wonder, “Is the government controlling us?” Both the governments in A Brave New World and in the United States of America offer birth control pills and have abortion clinics that are available for everyone, thus making birth control pills and abortion operations very easy to acquire. Although both governments offer birth control pills and abortion clinics, A Brave New World’s government requires everyone to take the pills and immediately get an abortion when pregnant....   [tags: A Brave New World, Govenrment Control]

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Sustaining the Human Population

- The question posed in this week’s written assignment is whether or not there is hope for planet Earth in the twenty-first century. After studying the planet in this course, I can say that the resilience of the planet is not what is truly in question. The real issue is what the fate of humanity is. The twenty-first century has thus far been marked with a resounding wake-up call to the challenges facing humanity and our environment. In 2005 the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment released findings that nearly two-thirds of the ecosystems that sustain human life are diminishing and being used unsustainably....   [tags: Causes, Change, Earth]

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Effects of Over Population

- The world as we know it is slowly being depleted of its natural resources. Habitats are being destroyed, and wildlife animals are facing extinction, these are just a few of the effects of over population. Over population not only affects nature and the planet but the human way of life. Imagine a world where the water is polluted, the soil produces no crop and the air is so toxic that we can’t breathe; this is where the world is heading. Due to the fast growth of people, humanity itself faces great danger....   [tags: Environment, Sustainability]

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Increased Population of Prisons

- Overcrowded prisons and improper punishment systems are enormous social issues for our government. The United States has seen steady growth in its prisons. A projected increment in seen due to “get-tough” policies that locks up offenders for longer sentences (Ohlemacher, 2007, para. 1). The correction system had been through various phases of transformation, and the government had been tough on crime; this approach had resulted in rising prison populations. There are many factors that cause overcrowding prisons in the United States....   [tags: Criminal Justice]

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The Growing Prison Population

- The United States leads the world with more than 2.3 million people incarcerated. The American war on crime has created a rise in prison population measuring the largest in the world. The “tough on crime”, “crack down on crime” and the “zero tolerance” policies all refer to policies that encourage punishment as a response to crime. The effects of these policies are filling our prisons and detention facilities at an alarming rate. The growth in prison population is largely due to tougher state and federal sentencing imposed since the mid-1980s....   [tags: Criminal Justice]

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Causes of Over Population

- Over population has become a huge problem in the world today. There has been a decline in the death rate and a rise in the birth rate. This is because of all the accomplishments the world has made technologically. Nowadays were able to stop a disease before it affects you. Which lowers the possible chance of some sort of illness challenging the population. There are more medications for all sorts of illnesses, which is allowing people to live longer. Each year the world becomes stronger and stronger against diseases....   [tags: lifetime expectancy, advance, technology]

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The Economic Agency of Women in Malthus’ Essay on the Principle of Population

- The Economic Agency of Women in Malthus’ Essay on the Principle of Population It is difficult to examine the question of the division of labor within the household in Malthus’ writings as it seems to be entirely outside the scope of his work. Though his conclusions are predicated on the relationship between men and women, from reading his writing one has the distinct impression that women are not really a factor. In spite of this, an examination of the implications inherent in Malthus’ analysis is revealing of some basic assumptions he makes regarding the economic role of women....   [tags: Malthus Principle of Population]

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The Role of Francis Ferdinand's Assassination in Contributing to the Start of World War I

- World War I was a reaction to the world experiencing plenty of change in such a small amount of time. Major events have been attributed to the World War I, such as German Unification, Imperialism and The Creation of Peacetime Alliance systems, but the ultimate reason for the war was the assassination of Francis Ferdinand on June 28, 1914. According to notes taken on the Civil war, Francis Ferdinand was heir to the Austria-Hungarian throne, and he was killed by a Serbian nationalist, Gavrilo Princip....   [tags: world history, world war I]

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Germany after World War II Part 1

- Germany experienced a lot of economic changes after Germany was split into East Germany and West Germany. Initially, West Germany was established as a federal republic but was established as it’s own independent nation in 1955. Many events happened in West Germany from the 1950s to the 1980s before Germany became one nation again. There were events such as “oils price shocks, generous social programs, rising deficits and loss of control.” East Germany’s economy was strong due to the Soviet Union’s reliance on Eastern Germany’s production of machine tools, chemicals and electronics....   [tags: modern world history]

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Positive and Negative Impacts of the U.S. Economy on the World

- ... Still in many developing countries and in the countries the problem of development is not solved with a transitional economy. They depend on the help of the USA. America is the leader of agricultural industry because the USA makes more agricultural material, than any other country. If superpowers don't start helping these countries, these countries won't pass to the best to economy. And the USA is a most large exporter of agricultural products. The America has 35% of world export of wheat, 69% of corn, soybeans, 25% of cotton, 18% of rice, 12% of tobacco (National Agricultural Statistics Services)....   [tags: market, influence, world economy]

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