Posts Tagged Poverty
by admin, May 16, 2013
Malnutrition is to be underfed, and malnourished. It is primarily caused by a lack of healthy foods or eating foods which have little nutritional value.
In third world countries malnutrition is common and a daily fact of life resulting in about 500 million being under nourished, and approximately 10 million people dying from the condition each year, the majority being young children.
Currently there is sufficient food available to feed everyone on planet earth, although resources being finite, and mans seemingly destructive attitude to his only environment, this may not always be the case.
Continue reading Effects of Malnutrition304 words, reading time ~ 1:13 mins
by admin, March 16, 2011
Many people either do not care, or fail to understand that planet Earth is finite. That the planet does not have unlimited resources, and can only sustain a finite amount of life.
In the natural environment a balance between populations is maintained by the actions of prey and predators. If this was not the case their natural habitat would be unable to sustain them, and very soon the Earth’s surface would be covered by wild animals, and plants.
Each nation has only limited resources, and generally has only sufficient to sustain a limited number of people. Underdeveloped and developing countries are often the ones which do not exercise any form of birth control, and are the ones who are always hungry, with many people getting inadequate nutrition, and often at starving point.
Continue reading Effects of Overpopulation462 words, reading time ~ 1:51 mins
by admin, January 30, 2011
The basic lack of reading and writing skills or illiteracy does not preclude the ability of a person to get through life, but illiteracy certainly does preclude that any quality of life will be achievable.
The USA provides free public education up to high school level, yet many people remain uneducated, but this does not mean that such people are stupid, dumb, or without a natural intelligence. So what are the effects of illiteracy?
Poverty and illiteracy often go together. An effect of illiteracy is that it can replicate and be passed down the generations. Illiterate adults have a far greater chance of having illiterate children than normally educated families.
Continue reading Effects of Illiteracy in the USA.535 words, reading time ~ 2:08 mins