The Problem Of Human Overpopulation

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Human overpopulation occurs when the ecological footprint of a human population in a specific location exceeds the carrying capacity of the place occupied by that group. Overpopulation can further be viewed, in a long term perspective, as existing when a population cannot be maintained given the rapid depletion of nonrenewable resources or given the degradation of the of the environment to give support to the population. Overpopulation is a problem that needs to be solved.
Concern about overpopulation has existed for hundreds of years.Tertullian was a resident of the city of Carthage in the second century CE, when the population of the world was about 190 million. He said: "What most frequently meets our view (and occasions complaint) is our teeming population. Our numbers are burdensome to the world, which can hardly support us.... In very deed, pestilence, and famine, and wars, and earthquakes have to be regarded as a remedy for nations, as the means of pruning the luxuriance of the human race." Before that, Plato, Aristotle and others had concern for the topic as well. Laws existing to prevent the rapid growth of the population have been around for hundreds of years. However in the modern world, China is one of the countries with laws regulating birth rates. They have two child per household limit to combat the rapid growth of the dense population. India has one of the densest populations in the world and in order to combat the growing number of people, the government
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