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Population is becoming a very scary issue that we face today. I call it an issue because as population grows so does the responsibility to take care of these people. In order for a human to survive it needs many certain resources. These resources include feeding, clothing, housing and many others such as medical care and education. Granite only the first three resources that I mentioned are absolutely necessary to survive but the others amongst many more is what we deemed necessary for a human to live a long successful life. Key word long, a lot of advancements have been made in medicine to not only prolong life, but by making it much easier for women to bear children. More people are being born and less people are dying leaving the population at a steady increase up. On a broad view this could be viewed as a good thing. More grandparents are living to see their great grandchildren and more mind are being shaped to better the world. However we run into problems because our resources can’t possible keep up with the growth of humans. There are 150 babies born each minute around the world that means each day the planet takes on the responsibility of 150 more people for an average of 85 years. The growth of crops and material is nowhere near that exponential meaning that sooner or later we will inevitable run out of resources. To compensate for that humans have engineered chemicals to make out resources grow better, faster and stronger. These chemicals are sprayed of our crops and fed to our cattle all with the goal of profit. As we use these chemicals to benefit the now we fail to see the consequences on the future. These resources were obviously not made to be chemical enhanced so by doing this we can severally alter the ecosystem for the rest of our lives and the lives of future generations. Something should be done to control the population before something is…...

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