27 May '12, 9am

Over-Population: The Most Serious Environmental Problem for Science

Over-Population: The Most Serious Environmental Problem for Science

One of the biggest environmental problems we face today is overpopulation. The current population will continue to use the Earth’s resources, decimating the land and wreaking havoc on the natural biodiversity of the Earth. Not only are we draining the Earth’s freshwater supplies, we are eradicating many species of plant life, as well as completely filling landfills with toxic waste. We are expanding at such a rapid rate that farmers (whose fields are getting smaller) cannot maintain enough crops to feed the population we currently have. There simply aren’t enough resources on this Earth to continue to sustain overpopulation. We either wait for science to discover, create or work out how to solve these problems while we continue to self-destruct, or we take the matter into our own hands and make a significant impact where we can — by having fewer children and therefore redu...

Full article: http://planetsave.com/2012/05/27/over-population-the-most...

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