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Right now in the world, overpopulation is a big menace for human life and for the Earth. Every year, about eight million hectares of forest are lost by many reasons either from deforestation

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OVERPOPULATION 1 billion in 1804 2 billion in 1927(123 years later) 3 billion in 1960 ( 33 years later) 4 billion in 1974 ( 14 years later) 5 billion in 1987 ( 13 years later) 6 billion in 1999 ( 12 years later). As you can see, overpopulation is a big problem right now. It causes many problems almost everywhere in the world. Overpopulation is the condition of any organism's numbers exceeding the carrying capacity of its ecological niche. In other words, overpopulation is a term that refers to a condition by which the population density enlarges to a limit that provokes the environmental deterioration, a remarkable decline in the quality of life, or a population collapse. It not only makes trouble for developing countries but also for developed countries. The effects of overpopulation are uncountable. Population control is the best way to reduce the population growth. Overpopulation occurs when the population density is so great as to actually cause an impaired quality of life. It is not merely an imbalance between the number of individuals compared to the resources needed for survival, or a ratio of population over resources. ...read more.


The amount of harmful gas from thousands of factories and millions of vehicles is increasing a rapid rate. Air pollution, water pollution, soil contamination, and noise pollution increases daily. With the highest technology and science development, many countries have over-utilized infrastructure, such as mass transit, highways, and public health systems. Right now in the world, overpopulation is a big menace for human life and for the Earth. Every year, about eight million hectares of forest are lost by many reasons either from deforestation or natural disasters. According to "The Future of life" by Wilson E.O., "It causes the loss of ecosystems that sustain global atmospheric oxygen and carbon dioxide balance, also changes in atmospheric composition and consequent global warming". Many arable lands were irreversibly lost and increased desertification. Besides, many natural resources are depleted, especially fossil fuels. This has led to elevated crime rates due to drug cartels and increased theft by people stealing resources to survive. Many conflicts over scarce resources and crowding led to increased levels of warfare. Many big countries don't have enough resources to satisfy their huge requirements so they have to import the resources from other countries either by negotiation or by constraint, the threat not to trade with other countries if they don't export resources to their countries. ...read more.


Many teenagers, most commonly in developed countries, receive some form of sex education in school. What information should be provided in such programs is hotly contested. Following many researchers, possible topics may include reproductive anatomy, human sexual behavior, information on sexually transmitted diseases; social aspects of sexual interaction, negotiating skills intended to help teens follow through with a decision to remain abstinent or to use birth control during sex, and information on birth control methods. Teachers as well as students can use the information to gain knowledge about our country and other countries populations'. Teachers can help students with problems and decision making on a daily basis. Besides, parents are the most important parts in teaching their kids about birth control education. Parents should have knowledge about birth control and about how to teach their children. It is the best way to reduce birth rate. Teenagers must have the background about sex and sexual behavior. Right now, in the world the population keeps increasing but the population growth is reduced at the minimum rate by population control. The effects of overpopulation will be decreased if we have the cooperation of each individual government in following and executing population control. Hopefully, some day in the future people will realize more about the importance of overpopulation and have more sense about population control. ...read more.

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