Plague of humans infesting the planet

Dear Sir, — There have been a few letters recently reflecting the concern, shown in the media, about the degradation of the planet.
However, I have yet to see any high profile pundit mention a critical aspect of this degradation.
That is the plague of humans infesting the planet.
According to the UN, the world population has rocketed from 2.5bn in 1950 to 7.7bn today.
The population is expected to grow to between 9.7bn to 11.2bn by 2050.
It seems to me, that global warming, species extinction, loss the rain forest etc are but symptoms of the underlying disease: far too many people.

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