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The long term effect of China’s overpopulation comes with many issues. The main issue China will face is an overall environmental strain. There would be a shortage of food supply, which would increase the hunger and death rate in many Chinese people but mainly children. The water storage would be insufficient, which would result in individuals getting improper water intake. The gases that build up would make the air quality rather poor and causes more asthma and breathing issues. Oil and gas would probably reach its peak and cause prices to rise tremendously. The air pollutions will not only affect breathing, it will also contribute to the already thinning ozone layer. The oceans would be affected and will not sustain quality sea life. Then an issue many do not focus on is top soil. Many farmers and gardeners will not be able to do any deep planting but only shallow. These are the long-term of China overpopulation. The main stakeholder involved in the overpopulation in China issue is the government. The government is the unit that creates and passes the laws that are needed to deal with the issue of over population. One well known government issued policy is that every couple in China can only have one child. It is believed that with the one child policy, there can be a better management on the population growth. Just like any law passed, it is not always followed. For example, if a couple has twins they are and exception to the rule. Now many women are taking fertility methods and there has been a rise in the number of twins being born. The one child policy varies from location to location. In urban areas the law is strictly in forced and if additional children are born, there could be penalties such as a fine or being denied bonuses at the workplace. In wealthier area a couple can have two children if the first is a girl or the child is disabled.…...

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