the moral dilemma

“Population control is not an issue involving contraceptives for third world woman. It is an issue of ecological justice” – Vandana Shiva Time sure has passed and the semester is coming to an end. Unfortunately, this also means this blog is coming to an end (and finals are coming !!!!!!) When I first started blogging…

the start of the population bomb

“We all worry about the population explosion. But we don’t worry about it at the right time” – Art Hoppe Funny how I’ve been touching on the different aspects of overpopulation but failed to touch on the causes and the feasible ways to tackle it! During my class with Dr Coleman, a wildlife biologist and…

two-child policy?

“The prospect of more Chinese people does not change the destination, but does change how fast we need to get there.” – The Guardian Welcome back to my blog! Previously, I talked about the one-child policy and some of its impacts. Today, I’ll be we will be exploring the easing of the policy in 2016….

china’s one-child policy

“It’s fundamental human right to decide to have children or not to have children” – Gloria Steinem Hey there! If the title of the blog couldn’t be more obvious, I’ll be discussing China’s one-child policy, more specifically the controversies and the impacts. Before we start, check out this website for a brief description of the…

right or wrong?

“Instead of controlling the environment for the benefit of the population, perhaps it’s time to control the population to allow the survival of the environment” – David Attenborough Hello there! The previous posts were on reduced reproduction, so today’s post will be addressing the flip side of the issue – should we be continuing reproduction…

children? adoption? (pt2)

“the mother of the year should be a sterilised woman with 2 adopted children” –  Paul R Ehrlich Heyyyy welcome back! 😀 Previously, I touched on reducing population size by having fewer children. Today’s topic will be on adoption. Advocates of reduced reproduction have suggested adoption for those that wish to have their own children….

a ticking bomb?

“We’re a plague on Earth” – David Attenborough Hi guys! This blog post will mainly be exploring the path of our increasing population numbers and the possible impacts of overpopulation. Overpopulation: an undesirable condition where the number of existing humans exceed the carrying capacity of the Earth. During my lecture, I learnt that during 10,000BC,…