Essays Tagged: "population of the world"

The Odyssey Essay: Greek Culture and Life as Evident in The Odyssey.

es (1200 - 800 B.C.), the art of writing was uncared for and lost. Furthermore, during this age the population of the world had declined, along with the wealth of individuals. It is during that time p ...

(5 pages) 111 1 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Population Control in India This essay explores the negative impacts of population control and how alternative measures can be set up to prevent this.

et Earth. Policies regarding our skies, rainforests, and water have been drawn up so that the human population will not become extinct in the near future. Over-population, famine and drought in Earth ... rth are on the rise. An excellent example of a third-world country with the serious concern for its population increase is India. Earlier this year, February 26th 2002, the Indian Minster for Health a ...

(5 pages) 119 0 2.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Adverse Effects of the Environment on the Aquaculture Industry in the U.S.

With the ever increasing growth in the population of the world comes the challenge of how to keep up with the demand for food, especially i ... ies. Other factors that promote deterioration of coastlines and wetland habitats is the local human population with their waste and contaminants, raw sewage that is channeled directly to the ocean or ... nreport-88.htmlDalton, Louisa. " Fish farming may help feed a growing planet, but it depletes ocean populations".Stanford Report. 28 February 2001 http://www.stanford.edu/dept/news/report/news/februar ...

(5 pages) 115 0 4.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Overpopulation & Its Affects on the Environment

The world is becoming an overly crowded place. The population of the world has doubled in the last 40 years; in 1999, we welcomed the 6 billionth resid ... . In 1960, there were only 3 billion living human beings and prior to that the first time the human population eclipsed 1 billion people was in 1804! Even still, the largest youth population the world ... ive years. One billion teenagers will begin reproducing and it is estimated within 50 years Earth's population will reach 10 billion. Overpopulation is an issue that affects us all and the population ...

(4 pages) 192 1 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

This essay explain why there was not overpopulation in early ages

The world is becoming an overly crowded place. The population of the world has doubled in the last 40 years and this absolutely may cause poverty and m ... s doubled in the last 40 years and this absolutely may cause poverty and misery. The affects of overpopulation on human society are many. In early, early years population growth was not a serious prob ... environment factors such as disease, famine, and war. These three had a large role in keeping human population under control since the beginning of the time.Sickness and disease has played an effectiv ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Includes info about the types of contraceptives, how reliable they are and where you can get them, effect on society around the world and societies' reaction towords them

Controlling the process of reproduction is the only way to deal with the growing population of the world. But the first steps are still bringing forward the idea of using contracept ... devices, science has helped people realize that we all can take a part in helping lower the world's population. But unfortunately, many Economically Less Developed Countries (ELDCs) such as Nigeria ha ... to deal with the issues that it has. It would be much easier to get rid of poverty if the country's population were a bit smaller.First of all, cheap contraception has to be made available. All women ...

(5 pages) 76 1 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Visitation paper.

ll Muslims belong to one community, irrespective of their ethnic or national background. The Muslim population of the world in around one billion, also 30% OF Muslims live in the Indian, 20% in Sub-Sa ...

(3 pages) 42 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Overpopulation

Overpopulation. A problem that is occurring every day, hour, minute, yet we as Americans we do not care ... n to us in the future, we Americans only look at things that can affect us at this very moment. Overpopulation affects us on an everyday level and we are seeing the results from it. Whether at the end ... me or not I will prove to you that this problem is real and I have the facts to show it!In 1931 the population of the world was estimated at an in incredibaly low two billion people and now we as a wo ...

(4 pages) 65 2 3.7 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Eliminating Poverty in Southeast Asia

The total population of the world is six billion. One quarter of the world's population-1.5 billion people-are ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Can science feed the world sustainably? Science helping to feed the hungry.

, who gets less than a cup of rice a day.. In the next 30 years, we will need 60% more food for the population, which is increasing at a very fast rate. In fact, the population of the world has now do ... ion of the world has now doubled since 1960.New farming methods are vital to providing food for the population of the world. One solution to starvation is GM foods. GM foods, otherwise k known as GM o ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Human Trafficking a Growing Problem

re are about 800,000-900,000 victims of human trafficking (1). That is just over .01 percent of the population of the world. In the article "Police Raise Awareness Of Human Trafficking", by Ernesto Lo ...

(3 pages) 120 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Apotemnophilia

ere anything out of the ordinary is considered abnormal. Believe it or not, a small but significant population of the world is infatuated with the idea of amputation as a form of therapy. This is apot ... our produced people who look forward to losing their limbs. If you were to take a poll of the world population and ask them if they thought it was normal to freely amputate a healthy limb, you would d ...

(3 pages) 1254 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Buddhism

nfluence has been put forward by Cousins (1998, p. 369) who suggests that ‘over 50 per cent of the population of the world lives in areas where Buddhism has at some time been the dominant religious f ...

(11 pages) 86 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Buddhism

nfluence has been put forward by Cousins (1998, p. 369) who suggests that ‘over 50 per cent of the population of the world lives in areas where Buddhism has at some time been the dominant religious f ...

(6 pages) 81 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

FEDERALISM AND THE CONSTITUTION

when there is conflict about which level of government should have final say on a given issue. The population of the world had grown over the years. The growth of more states from thirteen to fifty. ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

FEDERALISM AND THE CONSTITUTION

when there is conflict about which level of government should have final say on a given issue. The population of the world had grown over the years. The growth of more states from thirteen to fifty. ...

(2 pages) 41 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Geo

Assignment #1 Précis of World Population Beyond Six Billion Throughout this century, the population has grown at a very fast pace. ... ntury, the population has grown at a very fast pace. It is predicted that over the next century the population will continue to increase. Majority of the increase in the population will come from less ... crease in the population will come from less developed regions. As the next century approaches, the population of the world will have different demographic trends. To find out what accounts for these ...

(3 pages) 455 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Economic Determinist Criticism Of "Barbie-Q"

hy without having a penny to their name? Most of us, including myself, in the middle to lower class population of the world like to believe in the idea that wealth is somewhat connected to money. Afte ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Urban Growth of Cities

became what is known as a historical land mark, it is the year by which the majority of the worlds population went from living in rural areas to living in urban areas. The urban changes and movement ... n areas. The urban changes and movement of urban dwellers in the last 50 years has caused the rural population of the world to relocate, thus causing cities to reach sizes that are historically unprec ...

(10 pages) 53 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Human Population

Environmental Science SCI/275IntroductionThe population of the world in the month of July of 2008 was an estimated 6,706,993,152, which was 6.1 b ... 8 was an estimated 6,706,993,152, which was 6.1 billion more people than in they year 2000, and the population is projected to grow to over 9.3 billion before the year 2050. These numbers, which are s ... ic, are an indication of a severe problem that is developing for the environment and humankind. The population of humans in the world are solely responsible for the negative influence on the environme ...

(6 pages) 44 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science