Overpopulation

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  • Created on: 21-04-13 11:58
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  • Overpopulation
    • Basic needs to stay alive?
    • Resources sufficient to support population?
    • Why?
      • Droughts
        • Increase risk of starvation
      • Deforestation
        • No fuel for cooking, heating, washing
      • Population Growth
        • Immigrants/natural increase- not enough to share
      • Lack of clean water
        • Forces usage of polluted sources, illness and fatal
      • Loss of jobs
        • No natural resources for workers to hack
    • Negative Impacts of Rapid Growth
      • Social
        • Insufficient healthcare + edu
        • Children work instead of school
        • Insufficient housing
          • Overcrowded settlements
      • Economic
        • Increased unemployment
        • Increased poverty
      • Environmental
        • INcreased waste + pollution
        • Increased natural resource depletion
      • Political
        • Less gov. attention on elderly

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