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Old 04-10-2009, 10:29 AM
 
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the earth is 197 million square miles in total surface area with 57 million square miles of land... 133 million square miles of ocean....and 6.6 billion humans... you do the math!!


we are running out of rooms.
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Old 04-10-2009, 10:33 AM
 
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the earth is 197 million square miles in total surface area with 57 million square miles of land... 133 million square miles of ocean....and 6.6 billion humans... you do the math!!


we are running out of rooms.
Just think we will run out of more room when they finally fully ban things like cigarette smoking and abortions. Course then again the pharmacutical companies will help keep the growth rate down by killing off people with all of the various side affects from all of their drugs.
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Old 04-10-2009, 10:43 AM
 
Location: Columbus, OH
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I would not worry too much about it, before we get anywhere close to over populating this planet we will have another large scale war, most likely over some form of resource (oil? water?). Warfare has been the main form of population control for mankind since the beginning, and it will inevitably happen again. Can you imagine how many more people would be around if there never was either of the world wars?? I just hope its not in this lifetime but it would not surprise me if it came within the next 50 years, after all there has never been a century in history without a major conflict somewhere in the world.
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Old 04-10-2009, 11:38 AM
 
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I would not worry too much about it, before we get anywhere close to over populating this planet we will have another large scale war, most likely over some form of resource (oil? water?). Warfare has been the main form of population control for mankind since the beginning, and it will inevitably happen again. Can you imagine how many more people would be around if there never was either of the world wars?? I just hope its not in this lifetime but it would not surprise me if it came within the next 50 years, after all there has never been a century in history without a major conflict somewhere in the world.
well i think 2030 we will be all killing eachother over food-waterand oil !!!!it's only down hill from now the planet has reached it's carrying capacity for humans we will all burn
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Old 04-10-2009, 11:44 AM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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OMG, we are all going to die! Everyone run for the canned goods, bullets, and farm land!

People have spouted over population and doom every year for 30 years, maybe one year they'll be right if people say it long enough.
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Old 04-10-2009, 11:54 AM
 
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OMG, we are all going to die! Everyone run for the canned goods, bullets, and farm land!

People have spouted over population and doom every year for 30 years, maybe one year they'll be right if people say it long enough.
just go to haiti and then you will see what the world will look like in 100 years.. a big landfill
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Old 04-10-2009, 01:29 PM
 
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The answer (to me at least) is that certain parts of the world are overpopulated. Most notably Southern Asia (India, Bangladesh, Pakistan), Eastern Asia (Japan, Korea, Eastern China), and parts of Europe (England, The Flemish Diamond, Western Germany).

Using these areas as comparisons, most of the world is not very overpopulated. Iran, for instance, has a population of 66 million, which is 16 million less than that of Germany, but it has a land mass more than 4 times that of Germany.

Russia is a prime example of a section of the world that is not overpopulated. For its vast landmass, its population is smaller than Bangladesh's. Though it is also important to note that most of Russia is not inhabitable because of the constant coldness.

A lot of people say that America is overpopulated, which I find to be very inaccurate. In fact, if you were to add up the populations of EVERY country in the Western Hemisphere (the largest being America -307 mil, Brazil - 200 mil, and Mexico - 110 mil) you would come up with a number around 900 million, which is 200 million less than that which lives in India alone.

Anyway, thats my answer!! All data was retrieved from the CIA World Fact Book.
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Old 04-10-2009, 03:00 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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If you're talking about Human Beings, the world is overpopulated if the population is 1. The faster the population grows, the quicker it will revert back to 0, the ideal.

How have humans made the world a better place than it was before there were humans?
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Old 04-10-2009, 03:25 PM
 
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The answer (to me at least) is that certain parts of the world are overpopulated. Most notably Southern Asia (India, Bangladesh, Pakistan), Eastern Asia (Japan, Korea, Eastern China), and parts of Europe (England, The Flemish Diamond, Western Germany).

Using these areas as comparisons, most of the world is not very overpopulated. Iran, for instance, has a population of 66 million, which is 16 million less than that of Germany, but it has a land mass more than 4 times that of Germany.

Russia is a prime example of a section of the world that is not overpopulated. For its vast landmass, its population is smaller than Bangladesh's. Though it is also important to note that most of Russia is not inhabitable because of the constant coldness.

A lot of people say that America is overpopulated, which I find to be very inaccurate. In fact, if you were to add up the populations of EVERY country in the Western Hemisphere (the largest being America -307 mil, Brazil - 200 mil, and Mexico - 110 mil) you would come up with a number around 900 million, which is 200 million less than that which lives in India alone.

Anyway, thats my answer!! All data was retrieved from the CIA World Fact Book.
iran is almost all desert and cannot sustain a huge population ..when there oil runs out they will be doomed.. earth has alot of land thats uninhabitible it's all the other resources that are going to start running out it's already happening.. if you have 200 thousand square miles of land but no water what good is it.
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Old 04-10-2009, 03:46 PM
 
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Just think we will run out of more room when they finally fully ban things like cigarette smoking and abortions. Course then again the pharmacutical companies will help keep the growth rate down by killing off people with all of the various side affects from all of their drugs.

My nose stopped running, but I've been pooping for four days now.
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