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Human Overpopulation Is the #1 Threat to Animals Worldwide


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Cher
- 3563 days ago - animalrights.about.com
Human overpopulation is an animal rights issue as well as an environmental issue and a human rights issue. Human activities, including mining, transportation, pollution, agriculture, development, and logging, take habitat away from wild animals as well



   

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Gorilly Girl (339)
Thursday August 20, 2009, 8:11 am
LMAO....YA think????? This is a well deserved story that we all need to read....Humans GET FRICKIN fixed...NO MORE babies.....We Spay and neuter our pets so why shouldnt it work for us???....LOL

Big Gorilly Hugs
 

. (0)
Thursday August 20, 2009, 4:20 pm
The government in Australia pays people to have babies.
 

. (0)
Thursday August 20, 2009, 4:26 pm
Humans kill (govts. call it cull, I call it kill or murder) animals to control their numbers. I ask, what right do we have to say how many is to much? If any animal is over populating the planet its us. I also feel that by killing these animals there is a possibility that it is stopping the evolutionary process.
 

Raffi LidoRoiz (301)
Thursday August 20, 2009, 8:26 pm
I'll tell you wnat -if I woke up tomorrow and there was not a human standing (but my friends in CARE and animal rights)-I wouldn't give it a moment's thought. I wrote them off as a total loss a long time ago!
 

Katie R (38)
Friday August 21, 2009, 11:06 am
I wish that human violent temperaments and stupidity were a terminal disease. We could lose over half the population from them dying out. #1 I would hope to lose are the animal abusers.
 

MmAway M (519)
Friday August 21, 2009, 11:57 am
To bad they don't use the planes to shoot all of the humans that are abusing animals people etc...we truly would live in a better place.

Thanks
 

Evelyn G (7)
Sunday October 25, 2009, 6:46 am
How would we choose who lives, who dies?
 

Kirsten O (29)
Thursday April 29, 2010, 6:08 pm
I think criminals should be forced to donate their organs, then be put to rest. Yes very radical, I know...but won't it be a good lesson for them to be forced to give back?
 

. (1)
Wednesday May 19, 2010, 7:42 pm
Hmm . . . no wonder I prefer the company of animals.
 

Daiane S (11)
Tuesday August 10, 2010, 6:32 am
One of the reasons I am child-free!
 

Georgeta Trandafir (33)
Tuesday August 17, 2010, 11:28 pm
This is so sad. I really hope that solutions will be found so that it will be ok.
 

Athanasia M (25)
Friday September 17, 2010, 6:19 am
Overpopulated countries should have a birth control policy. I love children but it is really a miracle to rase a child properly under unfriendly environments, under bad economic conditions and under violence, wars,e.t.c.
On the other hand I can't think that somebody will be prohibited to have a child, since this means abolition of his human rights, but at least countries like India, China and others with huge population growing numbers have to get control of this situation, since the increase of human activitiesit affect badly humans and animals as well.
 

Alan Ditmore (42)
Friday December 17, 2010, 11:10 am
Please read my petitions advocating municipal environmental contraception funding, which is increasingly politically realistic due to The Big Sort in more and more towns, and helps women's right's, quality of life, and school taxes as well as being at least 5 times more cost-effective than any other environmental effort.

http://www.change.org/petitions/view/transfer_all_environmental_funds_to_contraception
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/transfer-all-environmental-funds-to-contraception-especially-municipal/
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/childfreetown/
http://www.thebigsort.com/maps.php
 

colleen p (38)
Monday April 11, 2011, 8:54 am
suicides brought on by "cyber bullying" can cure human over pop! *^^* sun,lolly pops, rainbows and hugs!

overtime someone dies for being called "a fat stupid ugly cow", animals and forests are saved.
will someone make a petition to give legal protection to these predators.
predator, like a noble tiger.
isn't this what you animal lovers like?
 

Jill Vickerman (416)
Friday September 16, 2011, 8:16 am
You cannot deny what is staring you in the face, the earth is overpopulated by humans and that is the truth of the matter.
 
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