Essays Tagged: "human population"

The Lives of Confucious and Guatma Siddartha

two totally different religions, they both had one common goal. That common goal was to assist the human population and improve their lifestyle.Confucius was a sage in China and also it's greatest ph ... ich each philosophers views emerged were different each still came to conclusions on life and how a human can become satisfied with ones life.One last difference between Confucianism and Buddhism is t ...

(12 pages) 138 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


mericans invest a great deal of effort in monitoring and cultivating their physical, financial, and human capital. The environment and the ecosystem, on the other hand, are just beginning to receive a ... e last three decades, there has been a growing recognition that pollution poses a serious threat to human population and global ecosystems. One realization is that the ozone layer is weakening. In fac ...

(12 pages) 331 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Earth First!An organization with a social movement. What issues concern them? What are their goals/objectives? What means to achieve their goals?

Earth First!"The planet is about to break out with fever, indeed it may already have,and we [human beings] are the disease. We should be at warwith ourselves and our lifestyle."-Thomas Lovejoy, ... ates' biggest problems right now is the loss of the wilderness. This problem is due to an expanding human population, increased demand for material resources and physical space. "The immediate source ...

(2 pages) 158 1 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Environmental Impact of Eating Beef and Dairy Products

24 percent of the landmass of the planet. Their combined weight exceeds that of the earth's entire human population. Raising cows for beef has been linked to several environmental problems, and eatin ... cut down their consumption, and this will have a significant impact on the future of our planet and humanity. Beef consumption in the United States has dropped markedly in the past 20 years, from 83 p ...

(7 pages) 105 0 3.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Malthus's population theory

has been criticized for pessimism--the adjective Malthusian is associated with a gloomy outlook for humanity. But he showed the way for the study of human population.People. To learn how fast people m ... et reproductive growth. Malthus observed that under such ideal conditions, during each 25 years the human population tends to double. So if world population is represented by 1, then after each 25 yea ...

(3 pages) 134 0 4.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Geothermal Energy

Matt Arnold9/17/96Physics 009Professor ArnsGEOTHERMAL ENERGYThe human population is currently using up its fossil fuel supplies at staggering rates. Before long we ... any things that we must take into consideration before geothermal energy can be a possibility for a human resource. I will be discussing some of these issues, questions, and problems.In the beginning ... affect the temperature or the earth.The most common geothermal resources used for the production of human consumed energy are hydrothermal. Hydrothermal systems are characterized by high permeability ...

(19 pages) 219 1 4.8 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Third World Countries

nd bibliographies. Outstanding. Only one main comment... use more of my own opinion.World PopulationHuman population has grown more rapidly during the last century than it ever has before. There are m ... ouraged in many countries is male and female sterilization.Recent questions and comments concerning human rights and respect for people have come up. Problems arise when inaccurate information is give ...

(5 pages) 202 1 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Global Warming and Human Population

Took a great deal of research and organization NoneThe relationship between humans and the state of the ecosystem is not only dependent upon how many people there are, but also ... ors controlling ecosystem state were the natural ones that have operated for millions of years. The human population has now grown so large that there are concerns that they have become a significant ... come a significant element in ecosystem dynamics. One of these concerns is the relationship between human activities and climate, particularly the recent observations and the predictions of global war ...

(11 pages) 382 2 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Title: our shrinking world - the environmental impact our growing population has made.

our shrinking worldThe daily life of human beings is filled with simple concerns. The concerns are rightfully of acquisition and desire: ... mple concerns. The concerns are rightfully of acquisition and desire: who should matter more to the human other than the human itself? The natural drive of procreation has evolved beyond continuance o ... personal seed: they feel the need for family, and preservation of legacy. This need has boosted the human population to extravagant numbers, and now our planet is showing signs of the inevitable. As t ...

(2 pages) 95 0 3.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Biology Ecology Essay - Human Population Control

Biology Ecology EssayInvestigate the four main aspects of human population controlAn exploration into the benefit of limiting birth:Limiting the number of chi ... gerly and willingly as opposed to looking after adopted children. Primarily, this occurs because of human natural and the value of standard we are showered with. Arguably, human is most selfish and cr ... y forms of contests to raise our social status or individuality. In my view, I have little faith in human beings and to avoid children abuse or any type of physical destruction, we have to have our ow ...

(4 pages) 165 1 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

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

a direct relationship between the Earth and the inhibitors that inhabit this planet. Over the years humans have been trying to develop planet Earth. Policies regarding our skies, rainforests, and wate ... p planet 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 ...

(5 pages) 119 0 2.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology


primitive times when there was more than ample space available for each individual or group. As the human population boomed, pollution became a major problem and has remained one ever since. Cities of ... lem and has remained one ever since. Cities of ancient times were often unhealthy places, fouled by human wastes and debris. Such unsanitary conditions favoured the outbreak of diseases that killed or ...

(2 pages) 84 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

About population control in world/US, written for college admission.

The human population on earth is an issue that needs to be dealt with but is constantly swept under the ... g off individuals in order to ensure the survival of the whole. While we as a nation feel it is our humane obligation to help these people, we are actually making things worse for ourselves and for ge ...

(2 pages) 67 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Overpopulation & Its Affects on the Environment

; in 1999, we welcomed the 6 billionth resident of Earth. 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 ... ects us all and the population surge on our planet is tremendous. It poses danger to not only we as humans, but to the world around us.Fragile ecosystems are being destroyed everyday to accommodate fo ...

(4 pages) 192 1 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

This essay explain why there was not overpopulation in early ages

he 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 problem although f ... erent 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 ef ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Why smokeing should be 100% banned

More than ¼ of the earth's human population dies or suffers from smoking or from second hand smoke. I believe that all public p ...

(2 pages) 110 3 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Yearning to breathe free! - how can we unite the world?

our world is real so borderless as we imagine.The most sophisticated civilizations arose from heavy human traffic and only in the third century AD Roman Empire imposed large-scale restrictions to peop ... pire imposed large-scale restrictions to people willing to flee. By mediaeval times a large part of human population was treated like chattels. Only during the early Renaissance people were encouraged ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Silent Spring - A Book Review!

Carson also dramatically writes about some of the dramatic effects that pesticides have had on the human and non-human population both scientifically and emotionally from her love of the environment. ... ttempts to master the environment Carson says "For the first time in the history of the world every human being is now subjected to contact with dangerous chemicals from the moment of conception until ...

(5 pages) 106 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Situational Analysis : Bentley Motors

ternal Macro factors that affect Bentley Motors:1. DEMOGRAPHYDemography is the statistical study of human population and its distribution. People who have similar demographic characteristics (such as ...

(3 pages) 102 1 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Achieving sustainability may be difficult, even impossible, but our aim to reach that goal should always be taken seriously. Do you agree? Provide clear arguments to support your position.

I believe that we should try to achieve sustainability because with the unprecedented growth of the human population and technologies it has impacted on the environment. The amount of human impact has ... nvironment. The amount of human impact has steadily increased in scale. The evidence indicates that human activities now effect ecological cycles and the earth's ability to support living things.While ...

(3 pages) 180 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science