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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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  • Population Control In Brave New World

    A Brave New World Since the beginning of humanity population control has played a large part in every society, whether it be natural or forced. In A Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, the D.N.C. controls the population by using advanced technology such as contraceptives, cutting out female ovaries, and using hypnopaedic conditioning. The human population is growing at an exponential rate and due to that population control methods such as contraception, sterilization, and family planning are such…

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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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  • 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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  • Themes In Air Raid By John Varley

    Science fiction stories illustrate the need for people to come up with transitory solutions for problems such as overpopulation, lack of resources, and pollution that are causing Earth to become unlivable. Even though eventually Earth, no matter what is done will no longer be able to accommodate human life causing the need to expand beyond. Science fiction stories such as “2BRØ2B” by Kurt Vonnegut in which humans have tried to created a utopia by controlling the population to the point where…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Space Shuttle

    the success of our race. The illiterate and poor civilians, of not only our country, but the world, are stealing the time and money from the educated that hinders their success in the world. To save the world from imminent failure, drastic measures must be made to eliminate the problem of ignorance. I propose that the government increases funding for NASA to create a space shuttle that can hold as many individuals as possible and that will have the ability to travel at least 225 million…

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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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