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  • Overpopulation World Population

    Overview 200 years ago, world population was less than 1 billion people. During the next hundred years world population increased by half a billion and finally known an incredible growth in the last century going from 1.5 billion people in the late 19th century to over 7 billion in the early 21 century. This great increase was possible due to an increase of life quality and progress in technology allowing lower birth death, as it was earlier in history. But the earth is not expendable, it has his own limits and we had already reached these limits, overexploiting resources and not being able to reuse them or at least only a few (worldwide, only 1% of the energy come from renewable resources while 38% comes from oil). Overpopulation starts to…

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  • Sustainability Of The World Population

    The world population is projected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050 according to United Nation and along with it is the concern for sustainability (1). As big as the earth, there is no doubt about its limited carrying capacity; after all, it is a planet with finite space and resource. Historically, population growth is often considered to be beneficial economically since it increases market size, labour force, consumption, inventions and innovations. As beneficial as it may to our economy, we have to…

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  • World Population And Demographic Analysis

    The current world population is a constraining 7 billion people, and shows no signs of slowing down. Amidst the growing population rises an issue, which can no longer be over looked. The population is not scattered uniformly across the globe, there are different concentrations of population in different places. However, some are comparable in size. Just like human characteristics, there are characteristics for all countries that can be scrutinized. Some of the characteristics can have a positive…

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  • World Population Research Paper

    Have you ever thought about the number of people in the world around you? According to Webster’s Dictionary, world population means the whole number of people or inhabitants on the earth. The population of the world is ever growing. Every year our planet population increases by 80 million people on average, at this rate, in 2050, our world population will hit 11 billion(Current World Populations…). Our thriving world population is becoming a threat to society. Understanding the history of world…

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  • Hardin The Tragedy Of The Commons

    Marie Divine Bio 130 Environmental Science 30 August, 2017 The Tragedy of the Commons In Hardin’s work, “The Tragedy of the Commons”, the population problem is thoroughly examined philosophically and logistically. The commons refers to a resource in nature shared by many. The tragedy is referred to an individual’s unlimited use of these resources resulting in overexploitation and the ruin of resources. Haridn’s four major assumptions in this piece guide him to come to an ultimate conclusion.…

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  • Pros And Cons For Industrial Farming

    An Argument for Industrial Farming The world’s population is projected to reach nine billion people by 2050. More concerning is the fact the future global population growth is projected to be concentrated in parts of the world already experiencing difficulties feeding its current populations, including parts of Latin America, Africa and South Asia (Bowman 2007). Industrial farming and its enhanced methods are the only way will be able to feed the world’s population in the coming years. The…

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  • Summary Of Lifeboat Ethics: The Case Against Helping The Poor By Garrett Hardin

    As population numbers of every country is different, needed resources are also unequal. In our crowded world, there are many people who are living good lives while two thirds of the population are living a poor life. Through Lifeboat Ethics: the Case against Helping the Poor written by Garrett Hardin (1974) it explains how there are many dangers of overpopulation through the world. Hardin goes into detail about how overpopulation and having different population’s causes for an unequal resource…

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  • Analysis Of The Siege Of Miami By Elizabeth Kolbert

    apable effects of a warming world. Miami, and major parts of Florida are a great risk from the earth’s changing climate as the rising oceans threaten to swallow most of the southern half of the state. Tensions between Bangladesh and India intensify as the rising sea water threatens to displace millions of people, with India’s only solution to the issue being to build a larger border. “The Siege of Miami”, written by Elizabeth Kolbert, paints a terrifying portrait of the consequences of rising…

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  • Malaria In Kenya

    Geographic placement Kenya is located on the eastern coast of Africa surrounded by Ethiopia on the North, Somalia on the northeast, South Sudan in the Northwest, Uganda on the West, Tanzania on the South and the Indian ocean on the east (Kenya Malaria Indicator Survey 2015). Kenya is about five times the size of Ohio and a little over twice the size of Nevada (The world Fact Book: Kenya 2016). Kenya is divided into four regions. On the west are the highland regions, where the capital Nairobi is…

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  • Essay On Wildlife Extinction

    Extinction is necessary for the Earth’s natural order. It is used as the world 's way of weeding out the weaker species that are unable to adapt or evolve to environmental change thus consequently dying out to make room for the newer better-adapted species which is key in providing the earth with a more sustainable and better-equipped equilibrium. With five mass extinctions notched into the earth 's belt it can hardly be denied that evolution and extinction are anything but a necessary, yet…

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