Reasons For The Increase Of Human Population

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Increase of Human Population Ever since the industrial revolution occurred in the 1800’s the total human population has been increasing and still is increasing. Our human population is said to be around 7.3 billion people, scientists have predicted that in the next 10-20 years the human population will increase and reach around 10 billion people. Of course each country has a different human population there are counties with huge number of human population and others with low number of human population, for example, china is known to have the highest number of population with around 1.3 billion people which is equivalent to 18% percent of the world. Even though china has implemented the law that says that a family can have only 2 kids, imagine …show more content…
In many developing countries the death rates are declining over time because of the ability of the country to provide its citizens with better medical facilities, safer water supplies and improving the hygiene in public places. For example in urban cities in India many people did not have the access to clean water, in which the water that they drank from is the same as the one they shower in or wash their clothes but now the country is providing some urban cities with clean water. Another reason is the better medical facilities. Better medical facilities is one of the main reasons in increasing human population, sciences has helped countries to develop a better method of producing food that helped reaching many families that could not afford to feed its members. Medical science has helped us human in unimaginable ways, it has helped us in curing diseases that had killed many people before us. For example, “The second most important factor is vaccinations. As far back as 1800, scientists knew how to use vaccines to protect people from infectious disease. Use of that knowledge has reduced the rate of diseases like influenza, smallpox, polio…”("98.07.02: The Population Explosion: Causes and Consequences." 98.07.02: The Population Explosion: Causes and Consequences. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Nov. 2016.). Immigration is another important factor that has increased the population. Immigration is …show more content…
One of the effects includes the degradation of the environment. Since there is overpopulation in some countries it has affected our environment bad, for example, in china there are a lot of adults and they have cars which is causing air pollution. Another example on how badly over population has affected people is what is happening in India, in different cities in India people cannot walk outside of their houses because of the polluted air in which it was extremely dangerous to walk in public without wearing a mask or a cover for your face. Many countries are heavily using coal, oil and natural gas, this is having severe effects on our environment by releasing carbon dioxide. Other than overusing several resources that are bad for the environment, people are causing more pollution with the excessive use of car. Another effect that is occurring is the depletion of natural resources. Countries with overpopulation are using a lot of natural resources such as water, coal, oil and many more. The earth has limit of what it can give us and countries do not care they are using a lot and much more than the usual amount, “They are cutting down forests, hunting wildlife in a reckless manner, causing pollution and creating a host of problems. Those engaged in talking about overpopulation have noticed that acts of violence and aggression outside of a war zone have increased

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