Overpopulation

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Overpopulation: a growing world problem.

According to a survey of the faculty at the SUNY (State University of New York) College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), overpopulation is theworld’s top environmental issue, followed closely by climate change and the need to develop renewable energy resources to replace fossil fuels.
According to the United Nations Population Found (UNPF)per minute 255 babies born and, died 100 people per minute. A report made by UNPF in 2011 approximately we are seven billion.
As a result of the increasing population, all living things on thisplanet are threatened. As more space is needed for people there is less room for wildlife; as more land is needed for farms there is less room for wilderness. Soon, the increase in the world's humanpopulation means that we will be in danger of living in a world which is much less rich than in the past.
Just some of the problems of over-population are:
* Children in the poorer, developingworld countries are about five times as likely to die of illness at birth than those in the industrial world.
* A growing population means that more waste will be produced, including sewrage andthese wastes will contribute to air pollution (CFC's, fumes produced by cars, etc), land and water pollution.
* A growing population means that more resources are being exploited to satisfy demandsfor food, clothes, housing, industrial use, etc.
Indeed, the future of our planet looks bleak if we don't take action against the growing population now. How will we preserve our planet for futuregenerations if we keep on multiplying and threatening the well-being of everything around us? Will the Earth of the future look like a gigantic waste dump, with no trees or animals?

It's a terriblethought. Action needs to be taken now! Many of the problems above are already apparent in our world today! How do we prevent these problems from becoming worse?
* Turn vegetarian. It is a fact...
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