Overpopulation – The Causes of The Population Explosion
Why are we faced with an overpopulated world? This essay explores the various theories that have been used to explain the population explosion.
This paper explores the truth behind the different theories that have been used to explain why our world is overpopulated: climatic change, the industrial revolution, medical advances, dietary improvements and the infamous Brown Rat theory.
“The world is overpopulated. This is a fact widely accepted by sociologists and the general population alike. However, overpopulation has not always been an issue. It therefore becomes necessary to ask: When did this happen? What caused it to happen? Was it a result of one or many factors? This paper addresses these questions and identify the factor (or factors) that have resulted in the population explosion. ”