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Our Environment The Earths Population
379 wordsOur Environment The earths population is growing every day. Every second, on average, five children are born somewhere on the earth. This is a growing rate of 10,000 new births per hour, 90 million per year. The world population is currently 5.8 billion. The current growth rate is 1.7%, if this continues the population will double in 41 years. The largest populated country is China, and this is by a land sweep. The United States is third in population, India being second. O-zone Depletion is the...
801 wordsTime To Change The earth and many of its contents, thanks in large part to humans, is deteriorating and it has been for quite a time now. It is overwhelmingly populated with both ignorant and lazy people. In effect, not much is being done to prevent this deterioration. For instance, we are killing off vital animal populations every day. We have caused the extinction or endangerment of numerous species for absolutely no reason other than selfishness. An example is the poaching of elephants. We ar...
682 wordsOverpopulation The twentieth century has drawn to a close and humanity faces the problem of being able to support its population without inducing catastrophic and irreversible destruction on Earths life-support systems. Throughout time, humankind has been living as though there are no consequences to its actions. But now, as people of the future, we see what is happening to the world that we live in. Despite all we know, these easily seen problems are still being ignored. Our actions in the past...
Extra People On Earth
744 wordsThe Human Population By some, the human population is viewed as an environmental problem. There are also those who do not view it as a problem. In my opinion the human population is not yet, but is soon becoming a large problem. This is because very soon we will run out of room and resources for the amount of people who will be living on this planet. Because the world's population is increasing at a rate between one and two percent, we expect it to double within the next 35 to 70 years. At this ...
Space Exploration At A Large Scale
1,063 wordsIs space exploration necessary... but the stars are not for man. Or are they Bitter as it might sound, mankind have been given the opportunity to explore their planet to the fullest, and to spend a golden age living in harmony and splendor. But, as you will find out, the stars are not for man. Supervisor Kar ellen sighed. I m sorry to tell you this, but it has not been mine to decide. Is this quote, taken from Arthur C. Clarke's Childhood's End, and therein spoken by the Supervisor to Earth, rea...
417 wordsEnvironmental Apocalypse The environment is in a terrible condition and although an environmental apocalypse is not imminent we are definitely headed down that road. Some of the reasons for our Earth's trouble are overpopulation, consumerism, and over consumption. The earth's population is ever increasing; it is only a matter of time before there are not enough resources to support life on the planet and the population begins to die off due to lack of food, water, and other resources. With our c...
331 wordsOver population is the root cause of all environmental deterioration. Global warming, the ozone hole, rain forest destruction, desertification, the "greenhouse effect", and all kinds of pollution, weather breakdown, and natural disasters are only symptoms of this already deadly monster. In recent years, some prominent economists have argued that there is no upper limit to human population growth, that finiteness in resources is meaningless, and that prosperity can be had by all. Biologists have ...
People On The Planet Earth
715 wordsAs the world shapes and the people grow in mass production it seems that by the year 2000 we " ll have mass overpopulation in the world but as the year passes it seems that we can't fit anymore people on the planet earth. In the article "Considering cloning's downfall', it says the there are currently 7.5 billion people living on earth. Judging by the current growth rate, that number will more than double in the next 25 years. (12/16/99 web ) In the next pages I will try to convince the public t...
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