What Is A Population Explosion?

May 01 21:08 2019 Print This Article

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an increase in the number of organism. It is very difficult to handle as our environment can handle only a limited number of individuals. It is also known as over population. It occurs due to multiple reasons. There is a relation between the human population as well as the environment. It depends on the density of population. It relies on the other factors also. It depends on the type of food as well as available. It puts a lot of stress on the resources which depend on the basic life. This can be controlled on the basis of education, disposal of waste, sewage treatment as well as education. It can be decreased on the basis of proper education and birth control methods.

What are the effects of Population explosion?

It includes the improper supply of fresh water which includes the sewage as well as drinking water supply. There could be effluent discharge in the river. The water shortage can be solved by the help of expensive programmes of desalination. The natural resources can be depleted. There is an increase in all the forms of pollution such as the water, air as well as land. It can also lead to global warming with the changes in composition of atmosphere. There is a loss of forest with the disturbances in eco system. There is a loss of land as well as increase in the desert. Most of the species became extinct. It occurs as there is a loss of forest as their habitat is destroyed. Mainly the rural population has been affected as compared to the urban areas.

There is an increase in the mortality as well as infant and child. The developed countries have low infant mortality rate and have a high population density. It can also lead to starvation along with the mal nutrition. There are high chances of the epidemics as well as pandemics. Poverty along with inflation can result in worse conditions. It can also lead to low life expectancy as well as living conditions which are not clean. Developing country such as Pakistan is one such example. The crime rates can be increased as well as increase in the levels of war fare. The personal freedom is quite less and the laws are restrictive.

How population can be counted?

It includes the use of visual examination and a patient history. It is mainly done with the help of census. It can be done at the national or at state level. However, other levels are also feasible.

How Population explosion can be controlled?

It includes that there is no specific treatment for this disorder. One must identify the cause for it and must act against it. This can be mainly controlled with the help of preventive measures such as the use of contraceptives or condoms. Education is other big factor to control the population.

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