Human Population Growth

3:05 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

Impact Of Human Polulation Growth

Pictured: A person surviving on waste in the Philippines.
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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

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