The Pros And Cons Of Human Overpopulation

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Overpopulation The concept of human overpopulation is the idea that one day there will be more humans on Earth than it can support. Famine, war, and mass deaths will follow. It is an idea that has been debated for hundreds of years and is still controversial. Some experts believe that the world will reach this point soon unless humanity drastically lowers its birth rates. However, other experts contend that humanity will do as it always has and use technology to find new means to support itself All environments have a carrying capacity, including Earth. A carrying capacity is the amount of resources any environment can provide and the amount of life those resources can sustain. For example, if a stretch of forest has enough plants to sustain 150 deer, and there are 150 deer, then the deer will be fine. But if there are more than 150 deer at any given time, the entire population will suffer. If…show more content…
Almost 18,000 of them are children under 5 years old. Food production and distribution could catch up if our population stopped growing and dropped to a sustainable level.
Water Shortages: About one billion people lack access to sufficient water for consumption, agriculture and sanitation. Aquifers are being depleted faster than they can be replenished. Melting glaciers threaten the water supply for billions. Wouldn't an ethic of population reduction now, make people's lives much better?
Hayas (2011)in overpopulation main drive see Air quality: Pollution from smokestack In many regions of the countr, childhood asthma rates have risen dramatically in the past 20 years. The problems are not limited to the industrialized countries with their automobiles and factories. Children in undeveloped countries, where people depend on burning wood and dung for their heat and cooking, are also at

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