US Centenarians - Not as Common as Once Thought
Marcus Roberts | 8 Feb 2012
New research has overturned the assumption that mortality rates flatten out above the age of 80.
Auckland -1.5 million strong
Marcus Roberts | 7 Feb 2012
My home city has just hit 1.5 million people.
A New UN Report on our Impending Overpopulation
Marcus Roberts | 1 Feb 2012
Another UN report that seems heavy on headline grabbing but light on concrete proposals.
Japanese Earthquakes - Natural and Demographic
Marcus Roberts | 31 Jan 2012
The effect of last year's earthquake is exacerbating Japan's economic problems that demography is causing.
Bulgaria: Another Demographic Timebomb
Marcus Roberts | 27 Jan 2012
Bulgaria's future is looking bleak as its population is declining and growing older.
March for Life
Marcus Roberts | 25 Jan 2012
Some video and pictures of the annual massive March for Life in Washington DC.
Welcome to the Year of the Dragon!
Marcus Roberts | 24 Jan 2012
The Year of the Dragon is upon us with an expected upturn in the number of births.
Is Japan a glimpse of Europe's future?
Marcus Roberts | 17 Jan 2012
Economists are looking to Japan for indicators about the future of Europe.
BRICs Throwing the Economic Bathwater out with the Babies
Marcus Roberts | 13 Jan 2012
The declining workforce in the BRIC countries is to have an impact on their economic growth.