Top 9 Major Current Environmental Problems - Page 3 of 9 - 9facts

Top 9 Major Current Environmental Problems

#3. Overpopulation

Overpopulation - Top 9 Major Current Environmental Problems

The population of the planet is reaching unsustainable levels as it faces shortage of resources like water, fuel and food. Population explosion in less developed and developing countries is straining the already scarce resources. Intensive agriculture practiced to produce food damages the environment through use of chemical fertilizer, pesticides and insecticides. Overpopulation is one of the crucial current environmental problem.

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