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2014-07-10 16:25:26

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, July 11, is World Population Day. Anniversary stories may not always be scintillating, but population issues are vital, not as widely understood as you may think, and really need and deserve more coverage. Here's what most readers don't understand about population growth: Global population is projected to reach 10.9 billion by 2100 BUT ONLY IF fertility rates continue to fall. Global fertility rates have fallen, but...

2014-04-29 20:27:11

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Market for Medical Devices in EMEA http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/market_medical_devices_emean.html The European, Middle Eastern and African markets represent significant opportunity for makers of medical devices. As part of its coverage, this study: The Market for Medical Devices in EMEA concentrates on the EMEA medical device markets and estimates...

global population increase
2013-06-14 07:08:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The world population could reach nearly 11 billion before the end of the century, according to revised United Nations (UN) predictions released on Thursday. It was just two years ago the global population reached the seven billion person milestone, and at that time UN researchers predicted there would be 10.1 billion men and women inhabiting the Earth by the year 2100. However, the revised forecast increased that number by...

Global Population To Stabilize By 2050
2013-04-05 10:34:58

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The population of our planet will stabilize around the middle of the next century, according to a research team led by the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM). Global population data from 1900 to 2010 enabled the team to make the prediction using a model normally used by physicists. Their results, published in the journal Simulation, coincide with the United Nation's (UN) downward forecasts. The UN estimates that the global...

2012-08-21 00:59:09

A new statistical model predicts that by 2100 the number of people older than 85 worldwide will increase more than previously estimated, and there will be fewer working-age adults to support them than previously expected. The findings, reported by researchers at the University of Washington and the United Nations, suggest an even greater decrease in the coming decades in support for social security programs for elderly adults. Lead author Adrian Raftery, UW professor of statistics and...


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