Essays Tagged: "Overpopulation"

The Business Life of Ancient Athens

purposes. Athens had grown industrially and commercially within time, and this was also a problem: overpopulation. Also, many Spartan tribes over and over attacked Greece and destroyed any crops that ...

(6 pages) 65 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Global Warming

es and started using fossil fuels like coal, oil, and aluminum.It was the industrial revolution and overpopulation of humans that was the cause of theenvironmental problems that we have today.2. Human ...

(9 pages) 663 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Abortion notes.

dead beat parents, guns at home, inner city homes as related tosuburban homes, expansion of cities, overpopulation, t.v. families, family values, fidelityin marriages, chores to be done, finical probl ...

(5 pages) 187 1 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Persuasive Essay on Overpopulation

Persuasive EssayOverpopulationOverpopulation is becoming one of the most preeminent problemsfacing human civilizatio ... ncreasingly larger, while the amountof available land will grow increasingly smaller.The affects of overpopulation on human society are many. Sufferingfrom a lack of resources, people are often driven ...

(1 pages) 387 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Essay on Pillar of Salt by Sandra Postel

nown for his essay, An Essay on the Principle of Population (1798), which illustrates his theory on overpopulation and the consumption of natural resources. His theory states that population grows at ...

(9 pages) 68 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Life Outside Our Biosphere

The fragile balance of the Earth's ecosystem is constantly being disrupted. Overpopulation is placing heavy strain on the world's resources. We are burning all our fossil fuels ... may never leave it. Colonization of outer space, however, is a good solution to the world's energy, overpopulation, and agricultural problems.

(4 pages) 64 1 4.8 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

My Vision of Tommorrow

future, we will experience many complex andunavoidable problems such as depletion of resources, overpopulation, and thethreat of nuclear and biological warfare. The solutions to these dilemma ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Critique of "Population Bomb" by Paul Ehrlich

lains that pollution, shortages, and an overall deterioation of thestandard of living is all due to overpopulation.In chapter one Ehrlich explains the pressing problems facing moderncivilization and h ... ssing problems facing moderncivilization and how these problems are directly or indirectly linked tooverpopulation. Ehrlich explains situation using various examples of howmass starvation is inevitabl ...

(5 pages) 104 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences


OverpopulationOverpopulation has been recognized as a problem since the late eighteenth century. In ... orest and other habitats. We need to breathe clean air and not worry about pesticides or pollution. Overpopulation causes problems in the economy, increases in numbers of people, and technology.Our ec ...

(3 pages) 149 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays


zens believe that immigration can be hazardous to the environment. Others blame crime, poverty, and overpopulation on immigration. About sixty-eight million immigrants have been added to the United St ... government does not produce stricter laws. The government must restrict immigration laws because of overpopulation of the United States. Immigration has been affecting America's population for over tw ...

(14 pages) 753 1 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Colonization of Mars: The Plan for Human Survival This essay describes how life could possibly be sustained on Mars and what is necessary for life to exist in general.

tionWhether it is from eminent destruction by an asteroid impact or the more feasible situations of overpopulation, nuclear fallout, or atmospheric depletion, life some day may not be able to sustain ...

(21 pages) 283 4 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Population Issues in Canada

The idea that Canada has a problem with overpopulation might strike most Canadians as absurd. Many see Canada as a vast empty land ripe for ... ought that Canada is a lightly populated country, most Canadians have concluded that the problem of overpopulation is a concern of other places and not them. However, the numbers say otherwise.Since C ...

(7 pages) 127 1 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

India is both a land of ancient culture and a major society of the modern world. This essay explores the work of the India's Architects, one of India's acheivements that is often overlooked.

and a major society of the modern world. However to the rest of the world the issues of poverty and overpopulation, as important as they are, have precluded the appreciation of certain areas of achiev ...

(2 pages) 112 0 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Tragedy of the Commons and the problem of overpopulation and resource demand among the American society.

Tragedy of the Commons: Overpopulation and Resource DemandHardin's "Tragedy of the Commons" thesis provides a great example ... Resource DemandHardin's "Tragedy of the Commons" thesis provides a great example and forewarning of overpopulation and resource demand (Burger & Gochfeld, 1998). Overpopulation is likely the world ... nsidered to be a major component of watersheds and the larger surrounding landscape. The strains of overpopulation and resource depletion threaten the destruction of wetlands to create housing for the ...

(3 pages) 113 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

World problems today.

ces several dramatic problems. Examples of these world problems include terrorism, desertification, overpopulation, deforestation, pollution, and world hunger. Of all these world problems the two that ...

(3 pages) 113 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Overpopulation & Its Affects on the Environment

ill 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 surge on our planet is tremendous. ... so cause problems at the same time. Family planning will slow the process, but not cure the current overpopulation. But, its effectiveness has already been shown and cited, however its services must s ...

(4 pages) 192 1 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Motivations for immigration to American colonies in 1700s. Reasons for large population increase in 1700s.

xperienced in the Old World, religious zeal, cheaper land and higher wages for manual laborers, and overpopulation in England.Farmers and manual laborers were attracted to America by the prospect of h ... grated, however, were not actually motivated to do so by the attractions of the New World. Instead, overpopulation in England and pressure from the government pushed them out of the country and into A ...

(3 pages) 51 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay explain why there was not overpopulation in early ages

d has 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 ... the result will be clear very soon.In early years human being does not face with the problem called overpopulation. It was because of three factors such as disease, famine and war who pass cities and ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This essay is about overpopulation and how it effects the people, the environment and the individual. This essay is 20 pages in length and is very extensive.

OverpopulationThe Book of Genesis tells the story of creation of man. God said to man, "befruitful a ... of human population and the rising demand for land andforest products such growth creates2. Due to overpopulation, and henceover-exploitation, the world's oceans are being pushed beyond their breakin ... y discriminate against gender, other races,religions, or economic classes. Limited resources due to overpopulation willcause people to move in search of more resources. There are hundreds ofmillions o ...

(30 pages) 372 0 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Methods for monitoring drug offenders

ethods for Monitoring Drug OffendersOne of the major problems facing today's correctional system is overpopulation. Considering that more than 30% of the prisoners confined are drug users, and those u ...

(2 pages) 89 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays