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What's Being Done About Overpopulation? | Care2 Healthy Living

What's Being Done About Overpopulation? | Care2 Healthy Living

This post is part of a series of Care2 Earth Day posts. Click here for more in this series. There are currently about 7 billion people in the world…and that number continues to rise. Overpopulation can be caused by a number of factors, including an increase in births, a decline in mortality rates, an increase in immigration, and/or an unsustainable habitat (in this case Earth) and depletion of resources. Why is overpopulation an issue? Unfortunately, it is the root of most environmental and economic concerns, such as: - Over-harvesting of timber - Depletion of oil - Loss of arable land - Ocean depletion - Food and water shortages - Air and water pollution - Flooding - Plant and animal habitat loss - Extinction of other species - Global warming - Unsustainable debt-based economies - Poverty - Starvation - Disease - Elevated crime rates - Mortality “The world population is c...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/overpopulation-the-facts...

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