How will societal systems change to cope?
And yet the global population continues to rise...
A new project in Phillipines is helping the people set up their own food businesses - a much better way of alleviating poverty than population control.
The New Zealand government hopes to reduce beneficiaries by offering those on benefits and their children free long acting contraception such as long term contraceptive injections, implants and intra-uterine devices. Many consider this is tantamount to the government getting involved in women’s reproductive rights and worry that women will be bullied into short term sterilisation. It certainly sends a strong message that New Zealand doesn’t want people on benefits having children.
Another UN report that seems heavy on headline grabbing but light on concrete proposals.
A short video clip on the benefits of population on poverty.
What is the biggest killer of children in the developing world?