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Over Population

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Eric Valdez

on 1 November 2014

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Due to the increase of Population 25,000 people die of malnutrition everyday
1 billion die from lack of water as well
Species are disappearing 1,000 to 10,000 times faster than the natural rate
childhood asthma rates have risen dramatically
Overpopulation, or urban saturation?
Overpopulation isn't worldwide, just citywide
People moving into these cities
Cities must try to accommodate these people
Rural areas still have a low-moderate population
Underdeveloped areas also sport a moderate population
Solution: Make it a choice
Overpopulation in China
food shortages leading to millions of deaths ex. food shortage of 1958 resulted in 30 million reported deaths
This was caused by an inefficient food source, due to communist policies and overpopulation.
Due to the one-child policy there is rise in percentage of the elderly. which increases the expense of chronic illnesses
What is over population?
It is an imbalance between the number of people living and their food supply.
There are more than 7 billion people on the planet, and we're adding 227,000 people every day.
unsustainable logging, poor farming, and overfishing, also expedites overpopulation.

overpopulation in india
rural areas have a lack of farmable land.
cities don't have enough jobs to meet the growing needs of its population.
27% of its inhabitants live on less than an equivilent of1 U.S. dollar a day.
35% dont have access to clean water due to depleted supplies.

• Access to contraceptives and reproductive healthcare especially for low socioeconomic families

• Do not hold people to social norms

"some people, in the pressure of big families and culture are pushed into having kids even if they feel they are not ready or if they do not even want to have kids."

"Population growth is a choice, not an inexorable force of nature"
"Best Population Size? The Big Picture." The Big Picture: Population Facts, Problems and Solutions. Institute for Population Studies, n.d. Web. 02 Jan. 2014.


According to the United Nations, population increases have slowed or even stopped in Europe, North America, and Japan.
But global population continues to rise in sub-Saharan Africa and parts of South and Western Asia
These areas can't afford more people because they don't have enough water and food resources.
Solution: Education, Education, Education
• Increase awareness of environmental and social cost of overpopulation

•Educate people on the dangers of overpopulation.

•have new parents realize that every child should be cared for within constraints of the local and global environment

We believe that overpopulation should be considered as a major issue and taken very seriously.
Our group thinks that proper education should be given to areas were populations are increasing.
A child is born every 8 seconds
A person dies every 12 seconds
World Population:
Our Perspective
Greater number of human resources
Lead to an increase in jobs
Help the economy
Overall will help increase the workforce and have a positive effect
"ABOUT OUR POPULATION AND SUSTAINABILITY WORK." Population and Sustainability. N.p., n.d. Web. Dec. 2013. <http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/programs/population_and_sustainability/>.
"Overpopulation:." Effects of Overpopulation on the Environment and Society. Institute for Population Studies, n.d. Web. Dec. 2013. <http://www.howmany.org/environmental_and_social_ills.php?gclid=CJbMxs_Jt7sCFUpnOgodWkYAOA>.
Stetson, Chad. "The Advantages of Overpopulation | EHow." EHow. Demand Media, 08 June 2011. Web. Dec. 2013. <http://www.ehow.com/info_8562266_advantages-overpopulation.html>.
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