Seven billion souls on Planet Earth

To Echo Sierra : ” According to the UN Population Fund, the global population will reach 7 billion souls on the 31st of October 2011, giving concerns about the natural resources scarcity and inequalities a renewed and actual acuity.” ” According to UN estimates, world population could grow to 15 billion by the end of… Continue reading Seven billion souls on Planet Earth

Towards 10 billion people in 2100

To the New York Times : ” The population of the world, long expected to stabilize just above 9 billion in the middle of the century, will instead keep growing and may hit 10.1 billion by the year 2100.” ” Growth in Africa remains so high that the population could than triple in this century,… Continue reading Towards 10 billion people in 2100

World population to hit 7 billion this year

According to the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) the world population is due to hit seven billion by 2011. This occurs as it hit six billion only 12 years ago, and five billion 24 years ago. The current increase of global population poses multiple serious problems.With decreasing water supplies as the Himalaya’s snow is melting and… Continue reading World population to hit 7 billion this year