Latest Population density Stories

2015-03-04 12:26:11

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A majority of the U.S. population lives in incorporated places or cities, although these areas only make up a small fraction of the U.S.

Population Explosion Strains World Resources
2012-06-15 08:37:51

The UK’s Royal Society has announced that population and consumption must be addressed at the Rio+20 environmental summit. They say past failures on these issues threaten the natural world and prospects for future generations.

2011-02-21 06:10:00

Seven billion: that is the estimated number of people the United Nations predicts will be alive on the planet this year, and climbing to a possible nine billion by 2050.

2009-09-18 15:05:00

Family planning experts claim that contraceptives in developing nations could be a crucial line of defense against the impacts of climate change.

2009-07-24 16:00:00

According to Times Online, China is heading towards reversing its "one-child policy," in the city of Shanghai by actively encouraging thousands of couples to have a second baby.

2008-10-02 06:00:17

By Michael Perry The population of Australia is booming, fueled in large part by migration, and the boom may leave policy makers struggling to ensure adequate infrastructure like housing, transport and health care within a few decades.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.