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Manila, the capital of the Philippines, is one of the most crowded cities on Earth.
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In 2017, German photographer Bernhard Lang set out to capture the overpopulation crisis from above
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one billion people around the world live in slums, the BBC reports
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In the poorest regions, multiple families cram into makeshift homes along the rivers.
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"one of the most urgent global questions to solve" — overpopulation.
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Fires and floods are constant threats in Manila. Its location in the Ring of Fire, a basin of the Pacific Ocean, makes it vulnerable to earthquakes and typhoons as well.
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Garbage travels through the polluted waters near the city's slums, which leads to increased risk of bacterial disease
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The Manila population is expected to double in size by 2025,
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overpopulation does not get the public attention it deserves.
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