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World Population over time
3 years ago

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!)

3 years ago

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.

2 years ago

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???

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