Persuasive Essay On Overpopulation

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There are many issues today that pose a threat to our way of life. Overpopulation is a serious problem that will eventually have an extremely negative effect on our countries, and our planet. The problems that arise due to overpopulation could even prove to a fatal epidemic that will eventually wipeout the entire human race. Oftentimes this issue is overlooked due to lack of knowledge and understanding of the subject; or, simply because most of us are so blessed that we are not affected first hand by the problems it is causing this very second. Overpopulation, in my belief, is an enormously serious global issue that should be identified, analyzed, and controlled immediately. The term overpopulation literally means that the number of things (in this case: humans) that depend on resources for survival is significantly larger than the amount of resources available to them. Today our planet is experiencing the effects of multiplying citizens because of the obstacles the environment is being forced to take on. Many believe that Earth is presently occupied by too many people. Year after year the population multiplies faster and faster. Presently, there are about 7 billion people occupying this planet, and by the middle of the approaching century the U.N. predicts that the count will reach 9.4 billion. Both developed and developing countries are at risk of the dangerous problems that overpopulation can and will create. This relates to “In defense of the Everglade Pythons” By
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