How does your country rank at the global table?
Two interesting infographics show how well your country eats.
Obesity in the UK
More concerns about the future of the UK's health.
Some go hungry, while others are obese
A new study discovers 'a broken global food system'
Our Expanding Population
A report highlights the link between global obesity and pressures on food security.
Too much Christmas pudding?
Late December is traditionally the time when one starts to make resolutions to start eating healthily again after the food packed days that have come before. Or perhaps we can put it off for just a few more days – early January perhaps? In any case, according to the The Economist it is no longer just the Western world whose waistlines are widening.
Welcome to Demography Is Destiny. We launched this to counter two media memes: that humans are a cancer which is destroying our planet and that world population is spiralling to unsustainable levels. The real story is that intelligent and inventive humans will rise to the challenge of climate change and that our real problem is the coming demographic winter. The editors of Demography is Destiny are Marcus and Shannon Roberts, who live in Auckland, New Zealand. Send them your comments and suggestions.