High Population Density Pollutes Beaches (Sometimes)

Around the world, one of the typical consequences of high human population density in coastal zones is polluted beaches, or to be more precise, polluted water at those beaches.

Crowded Campsites: Another Symptom of Overpopulation

Years ago, in less crowded, hectic times, my girlfriend and I enjoyed a tranquil and delightful stay at one of the 10 rustic wooden cabins at Steep Ravine in Mt. Tamalpais State Park in Marin County, just north of San Francisco. Today, due to surging demand for a sharply limited supply, we would be hard-pressed even to be able to snag a reservation.

CAPS Ad Reminds Los Angeles that Immigration Drives Most Population Growth

Los Angeles, where I was born and spent most of my youth, is bursting at the seams – too many people, too many cars, too much construction, and therefore too much lost open space. Hard to believe though it is, at one time, Los Angeles was the U.S. agricultural capital.

Solitude Sought in Nature Threatened by Overpopulation and Overcrowding

Sierra Club 1981 BulletinYears before I became persona non grata in the Sierra Club for my criticism of its leadership’s refusal to acknowledge i

Two is Company, Eight Billion is a Crowd

Here at CAPS we understand that unchecked population growth is the most serious threat to the environment and global living standards. The site, MPHOnline.org, recently published a startling infographic that explains in simple terms what human overpopulation means for us now and into the future. Environmental, societal, resource and public health issues are all things that are affected directly by human overpopulation.

Immigration’s Final Predicament – Endless Additions Create Endless Shortages

Dr. Otis Graham in his book, “Unguarded Gates,” said, “Most Western elites continue urging the wealthy West not to stem the migrant tide [that adds 80 million net gain annually to the planet], but to absorb our global brothers and sisters until their horrid ordeal has been endured and shared by all – ten billion humans packed onto an ecologically devastated planet.”

WSJ Writer Says We Can Keep Growing and Growing

Matt Ridley is a member of the British House of Lords and author of a book entitled The Rational Optimist. He is so optimistic that he wrote a recent article in The Wall Street Journal claiming that “there are no limits [to growth].” Population can keep on growing, in his view, because “we can always invent new ways of doing more with less.” That may be optimistic, but it is hardly rational.

OMG! I’ve Driven in the Ten Most Traffic-Jammed Cities!

When I read the CAPS’ homepage story about the ten most traffic-jammed cities in the U.S.,
I had an OMG! moment. I’ve driven in all of them!

LA, Orange Counties Lead Nation for Crammed Housing

Overpopulation, Over-Immigration Fuel Shocking Living Standards

A recent Los Angeles Times story reported shockingly overcrowded living conditions in Los Angeles and Orange County. The Census Bureau defines overcrowded as homes or apartments that have more than one person per room, excluding bathrooms.

Former NYC Schools Chancellor Hits on Solution to School Overcrowding: Birth Control!

As a 25-year veteran teacher in California’s overcrowded schools, I’ve seen my share of Band-Aid solutions to one of public education’s most pressing problems. Among the makeshift fixes are gymnasiums and cafeterias converted into temporary classrooms that soon become permanent, and multi-track calendars that often result in siblings attending school during different times of the year.