In today’s show originally broadcast on January 24 2017, TBR Radio’s Andrew Carrington Hitchcock interviews Frosty Wooldridge, to start a new series entitled, “The Environmental Effects Of Overpopulation Worldwide.”
Did you know that Bangladesh houses 157 million people in a landmass the size of Ohio. Can you imagine half the US population living in Ohio? Can you imagine the ecological damage as to shortages of drinkable water, sewage pollution, carbon emission exhausts, growing food to fill the bellies of those 157 million impoverished bodies, not to mention human crowding and loss of any quality of life?
According to UK Oxford University’s Norman Myers, human encroachment upon the worldwide habitat causes the extinction of 80 to 100 species daily. That means those creatures no longer exist because humanity overwhelms its own carrying capacity and destroys the food, water, and living area for other species. Thus, humanity creates the most dangerous aspect of Mother Nature’s, “carrying capacity,” limits.