Human Overpopulation

New Hampshire’s population continues to grow, albeit at a moderate pace.

The state population increased by 4,684 people between July, 2015 and July, 2016, according to new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Impact Of Human Polulation Growth

Oct 3, 2012
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EarthTalk®
E - The Environmental Magazine


Dear EarthTalk: The world added its seven-billionth person in 2011, but the news came and went quickly while Charlie Sheen news kept on and on. But isn’t population growth the “elephant in the room” that needs serious attention? Can you outline the major impacts of unchecked population growth and what if anything is being done to try to arrest it?                   -- Aaron Rodriguez, Tucson, AZ