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Rise in Human Population

With all of these serious factors to consider, the exploding human population is only making matters worse. With a planet in serious need of repair, an increasing population puts a strain on food production, water, and energy.
Although these factors can seem overwhelming and serious, awareness is key so that as a global community we can take the necessary steps to take care of the only planet we’ve got.

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3 Comments

  1. Hari Prasad S December 5, 2014 at 6:06 pm

    This posture will help a lot to those are interested in environmental study

  2. eliakimpereira June 20, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    really good text

  3. rewtmoose April 23, 2012 at 2:46 am

    The Arctic ice cap melting does not effect the sea level, since that ice is already floating in the water. Put a few ice cubes in a glass of water and let them melt, and you’ll see what I’m saying. Only continental ice melting affects the sea level (i.e. Antarctica, glaciers). The problem with the Arctic ice cap melting is disruption of the deep water sea currents which in turn would effect weather systems. For example, the Golf stream could stop, massively degrading the climate of Europe.

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