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Effects of Overpopulation on the Environment, Humans, and Animals There are limited resources on this Earth. As the world’s population keeps growing every single year, the scarcity of these resources becomes even more apparent. Overpopulation can affect even our most basic resources of water and food. Despite the planet being covered in seventy five percent of water, there is a limited amount of water we are able to consume. There is very little drinkable freshwater left on Earth that we must distribute amongst ourselves. It is estimated that in 2025 about sixty percent of the population will experience a shortage in water. Despite the invention of intensive farming practices for the purpose of feeding a large and growing population of people, it can severely affect our environment and therefore our future food production. Due to the chemical fertilizers, pesticides, machinery, and deforestation it requires, it has depleted the soils on both the land it has been practiced on and the surrounding lands. This can affect the crop yields in the
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