Thought I'd share this graph below. I first was showed it in an environmental sociology class, and before that point I was well aware that overpopulation was an issue; but, I had never been aware of how recent our world population rapidly increased. I think it's insane to think that my grandma who is still alive, was born around a time when there was only about 2-3 million people (less than half of what it is now!)
Thanks for your post, Rebecca.
Truly disturbing when you see it laid out like that, isn't it?! I realised population growth had boomed fairly recently, but not just how extreme and steep the recent rise was.
Wow this really shows how out of control the world's population has gotten. When will people start to realize the true depth of this problem???