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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.