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The Problem Of Overpopulation

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Before now, our population was already concerned about limited resources and paranoia about the future. Amongst coming to a population of 7 billion came the term overpopulation. The term basically speaks for itself; we might be over populated. But is overpopulation a problem; if so, what can we do about it? Along with talking about the issue, to presenting possible solutions which may even take us back, the solution might be easier than we thought. As informed by Nicholas Kristof a New York Times writer, “In 1999, the United Nations’ best projection was that the world wouldn’t pass seven billion until 2013, but we reached it two years early. Likewise, in 1999, the U.N. estimated that the world population in 2050 would be 8.9 billion, but now it projects 9.3 billion Overpopulation can be defined as the comparison of our population and the number of resources used.” Here, I will be overpopulation, including statistics, and the effects taken on the economy. Our birth rates climb and we our population gets bigger and bigger, giving us our biggest issue, overpopulation. Many believe that expanding our areas and cities are the answer to any overcrowding issues. The more we expand the more natural resources we use. We are rapidly losing our natural resources, for not just ourselves but for the others we care about around us. A solution to overpopulation could be birth control, and I do agree that birth control could even help us in more ways than just overpopulation. Some people
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