25 Ridiculously Crowded Photos of Earth’s Overpopulation

Our world is seriously overpopulated. The past 200 years have seen exponential human population growth. Reaching one billion people in 1804, it took 123 years to get the next billion. In less than half that time, we went from three billion in 1959 to seven billion in 2012. Anyone who lives in a city knows how dense the world has become and how pervasive overpopulation has become. See just how crowded we are in this list of 25 Ridiculously Crowded Photos of Earth’s Overpopulation.

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Rainy day at Japan's Shibuya Station Crossing under a sea of umbrellas

shibuya station crossingImage: Curt Smith via Flickr
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The 2008 Summer Olympics torch rally in Shenzen, China

2008_Summer_Olympics_torch_relay,_ShenzenImage: Wikimedia
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Even animals are overpopulated in some areas! Ducks in one of Gothenberg, Sweden's unfrozen lakes

Lots of DucksImage: Aske Holst via Flickr
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Rocinha: the largest hill favela in Rio de Janeiro

rocinha_favela_closeupImage: Wikipedia
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The Nada-no Kenka Matsuri in Japan

nada-no kenka festival in japanImage: lensonjapan via Flickr

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