World population will reach 7 billion in 2011

18 January, 2011 by (comments)

On or around the 31st October 2011, the world’s 7 billionth person will be born, according to this recent article in The Guardian. For those fearing a Malthusian apocalypse, this a worrying milestone on the way to the world population peaking at 9 billion by 2050, after which the United Nations expects numbers to start declining. “Stood shoulder toRead More …

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