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Seven Billion: The world's growing population
Even as the world population hits 7 billion, an unexpectedly sharp fertility drop in many countries has created economic upheaval.
The world population is scheduled to reach 7 billion at the end of October. But what about a world of 8 billion?
The country warns of a “demographic disaster” if it cannot provide jobs and services for its young people.
India faces many challenges as it hopes to turn its population boom into growth.
Analysts mine a wide range of data to come up with estimates, including their projection that the world population will hit 7 billion on Oct. 31.
As the Earth’s population reaches the 7-billion mark, marine and terrestrial resources are facing unprecedented pressures.
How many people is too many for the Earth to sustain? It all depends.
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