Population growth: doom or necessity?
The New Yorker reviews the arguments.
More people, less hunger!
A UN report puts another nail in Malthus’ well-shut coffin.
No such thing as “population explosion”
The problem is not too many people, but bad political choices.
Bugs for Breakfast anyone?
A book just released by the United Nations, Edible Insects: future prospects for food and feed security, discusses the benefits that insect farming could potentially have on the environment and on the supply of food worldwide. It is certainly ‘food for thought’ on the various food sources we don’t even tap into - especially given that the media often postulates on overpopulation and a lack of food. But would we want to?
Less Hunger in the World
A new UN report has downgraded estimates of the number of hungry people in the world today.
A Return to Lagos
An editorial from Nigeria - what do those in a country with an “exploding population” think?
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status of women,
One child policy,
Syria civil war,
Moscow Demographic Summit 2011,
sex selective abortions,
low fertility trap,