Pros And Cons Of Reductions To Population Growth

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Reductions to Population Growth Humans are just animals, if very intelligent ones, and like all animals, our presence has an inherent effect on the environment we’re in. The size and spread of our numbers is just as relevant as say, deer or rabbits. However, our use of resources and spread of pollution, make our population particularly important, especially to ourselves. There’s significant health concerns, pollution, psychological problems unemployment, and a host of other issues when you pack a lot of people into a small space (Li, Romanova). Thus a huge looming problem for many countries is population growth. Population growth is a tremendous strain to endure and is particularly problematic in developing countries. Yet, the demographic transition model shows us that population growth is a necessary part of the transition to a more stable society. It represents the change in, not only a country’s size, but its demographic. As a country becomes healthier and more able to care for its citizens, its demographic will change from young mothers and lots of children, to more adults with higher life spans. The ability to keep more people alive will…show more content…
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