"World Population" Essays and Research Papers

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Threats to Global Food Supplies

Because of the increasing world population and the growth of the environmental problems such as global warming and acid rain, global food supplies meet great challenges to feed so many people especially those in economically richer areas wasting foods. A series of problems following food supply shortage like the competition of land, water and energy are also existed. This essay will look into these problems, provide some possible solutions and evaluate them. World population is a constant problem...

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Black Death

significant natural phenomenon in human history and continues to be the subject of medical, historical and sociological analysis . The ‘first epidemic of the second plague pandemic’ devastated Europe between 1347 and 1351, killing 25 to 45% of Europe’s population (over 75 million people across the three continents affected) and created dramatic cultural, economic, political and social upheavals to mid-fourteenth century European society. The disease was caused by three different plague types, consisting...

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World Population in Past 50 Years.

For the last 50 years, world population multiplied more rapidly than ever before, and more rapidly than it is projected to grow in the future. In 1950, the world had 2.5 billion people; and in 2005, the world had 6.5 billion people. By 2050, this number could rise to more than 9 billion (see chart "World Population Growth, 1950-2050"). Anthropologists believe the human species dates back at least 3 million years. For most of our history, these distant ancestors lived a precarious existence as...

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A Social Label Such as Goth, Punk and Nerd

and Nerd We really hate to be label as Goth, punk and nerd. As time pass we still use these 3 words to label certain people in the population today. To understand the true meaning of these 3 words will help our young generation get pass name calling. Letting young kids know its okay to be who they’re in today’s world. We must accept difference people in the world for who they are, and not what other people think of them. We all are born and raised in different culture, but instant of in forcing...

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Intensive plant production

produces with the highest amount of value. Around the world, intensive agriculture is needed and in the entire generality of agriculture, intensive agriculture takes up about 37%, specialising in cereals, fish, fruits and vegetables, meats, dairy, oils and fats. Intensive food production uses high inputs for every unit of area to maximise yield. As the world’s population grows increasingly, the world’s food consumption will also rise with the population of the earth. The fruits and vegetables grown with...

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Master Slave Dialect

existence….they have been regarded with FEAR suspicion OFTEN hatred. Across the planet, DEBATE rages…..are mutants the next link in the evolutionary chain….or simply a new species of humanity….fighting for their share of the world? Either way, it is a HISTORICAL FACT: Sharing the world has never been humanity's defining attribute". This passage relates to my point of view by reinforcing it with given historical evidence portrayed in our timeline. History shows that abuse and misuse of power for the purpose...

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Non-Human Primate Conservation: Effects on Both Non-Human Primates and Humans

topic of non-human primate conservation many issues arise as the population is constantly growing and therefore requires more accessible space for building and other land uses. The issue of non-human primate conservation is a large issue in various parts of the developing world, as they are home to numerous non-human primates and as the developing the human population is growing and the non-human primate population is decreasing with the decrease in forest area. Viewing primates...

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What Is Big Game Trophy Hunting Persuasive Essay

every lion that you have ever seen will be gone. Also, this includes tigers, elephants, rhinos, and many more. Big Game Trophy Hunting is a danger to the environment due to population. You might say “Hunting provides food for us,” or “This helps keep the populations under control.” All of this might be true, but populations would even rise more if we kept this hunting up. If you kill several bears, which eat salmon, the lakes or oceans would become overpopulated to where it would become unfit to...

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Environmental Fundamentals

Environmental Fundamentals Tara Howe ENV/100 Tolulope Awosika March 4th, 2013 Environmental Fundamentals In the year 1800 the human population on earth reached 1 billion. In 200 years, the population soared to 6 billion (Berg & Hager, Chapter 1, 2009). With industrialization and technologies developed in those 200 years, humans have been depleting the earth’s natural resources at an alarming rate. Environmental science is the branch of science concerned with...

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A Book Report on Tom Standage's an Edible History of Humanity

the entire human history. The food’s first transformative role was the basis for the formation of entire civilizations. As Standage points out, the taking in of agriculture enabled new settled lifestyle and put mankind on the path to the modern world. However, he then is quick to mention that although the staple crops aided the formation of the early civilizations, barley and the wheat in the east, rice and millet in Russia, potatoes and maize in America, they were not simply revealed by chance...

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