Essay on Drastic Changes Must Be Made!

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There are many issues posing a threat to our everyday lifestyles. Overpopulation poses a serious problem and if not corrected will have negative outcomes on our countries, and our planet. The problems that arise due to overpopulation will prove to be a fatal epidemic which will eventually wipeout the entire human race. Often times this issue is overlooked due to lack of knowledge and understanding of the subject and simply because most of us are not currently experiencing the events first hand. Lack of birth restrictions, religion, and unsafe sex are three causes of overpopulation. The Center for Biological Diversity stated that since 1974 there has been an additional three billion humans. That is nearly thirty million people being born …show more content…
The last cause of overpopulation is unprotected sex. Unprotected sex is the most preventable cause, yet it is not corrected. An article written by the National Campaign for Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy titled “Unwanted Children: Key Data” states that one out of two children are unplanned in the United States alone. But this is much higher on continents like Africa. In effect, the Center for Biological Diversity claims that plants and animal species are being killed off to support the massive increase of human families. The more human families on earth the more demands for water, land, trees, and fossil fuel. Lost species cause the ecosystem to go out of whack. Center for Biological Diversity, nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting endanger species, states that most biologists in the world have agreed that we are in the midst of the Earth’s sixth mass extinction event; species are disappearing about a thousand times faster than normally in the planet’s history. This time extinction mass is not because of geologic or cosmic forces, yet unsustainable human population growth. , though, it isn’t because of geologic or cosmic forces but unsustainable human population growth. Additionally, the natural resources are being used up much quicker than normally. Joe Simonetta, author of Seven Words That Can

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