POWERFUL PHOTOS OF OVERPOPULATION AND OVERCONSUMPTION
In the 1950s, the world population was about 2.5 billion people. Today it’s just over 7 billion and estimates for 2050 are between 8.2 and 10.5 billion. Not only do all these people need space to live in, they also need food, Starbucks, and affordable, Eiffel Tower-adorned housewares from Target. As overpopulation becomes a problem, overconsumption and overdevelopment follow. In large, sprawling country like the US, it can be hard to grasp just how big the problem is, not just around the world, but in our own back yard.