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Fast population growth and global environmental transformation is two subjects that have received considerable public thought over the past several decades Population boost become a global public policy issue during the mind twentieth century as mortality declines in many developing nations were not matched with reductions in fertility resulting in unprecedented growth rates Since Population size is naturally linked to the environment as a result of individual resource needs as well as individual contributions to pollution As a result population increase yields heightened demands on air water and land environments because they offer essential assets and act as sinks for environmental pollutants Concern with environmental change has come to forefront primarily since 1970 with discernible levels of environmental degradation fuelling public concern with the scope of contemporary environmental transformations and the advent of satellite imagery aiding environmental research Colombo B et all 1996 At the present date are estimated roughly 65 billion people in the world and the figure continues to multiply In contrast there are a restricted number of natural resources On the worldwide root the human population has revealed a J shaped pattern fig 1 and 2 of escalation over the past years while the availability of natural funds are mandatory for human survival is in slow decline Cohen JE1995 Fig 1 Human population growth till 2000 2 Population policies which gears to reduce future growth represent logical responses to the environmental implications of population size Stern et all 1995 although fertility diminution cannot be seen as sufficient response to contemporary human induced environmental change A decrease in human numbers does not necessarily suggest a decrease in environmentally significant behaviours In addition supposition that each further individual has an equal impact on resources is too simplistic Factors related to both the individual and to the social and environmental contexts will determine the ultimate nature of the relationship For instance the cultural context
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