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The world is big enough to support 10 billion people. In a global view soil is not scarce. Soil is only scarce in over populated areas. The world is not overpopulated, some local regions are certainly. People who think that the world is overpopulated are living in overpopulated cities and has traveled to less to other countries (where you can travel days without seeing anybody) and this narrowed there overall view. Basically soil is a not scarce resource, but soil quality is certainly a scarce resource that needs attention. Soil can be polluted by polluting type of industries and be polluted and pored by intensive monoculture based agriculture. Soil quality is certainly a huge resource for the world.

Author: Gijs Graafland

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