Category Archives: Sex & Population

Over population is the six hundred pound gorilla in the environmental room that no one wants to talk about. It effects every single environmental issue in a very personal way.

RIO+20: Toward a new green economy—or a green-washed old economy?

By JIM THOMAS grist.org 24 MAR 2011 I’ve got good news and bad news about the future of the planet. Good news first. Next year, a honking big global Earth Summit is coming our way — one with a proud … Continue reading

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Video Gamers solve decade old AIDS puzzle in ten days

Using the spatial-based game Foldit, in less than two weeks gamers managed to decipher the complex structure of M-PMV, an AIDS-like enzyme that has stumped scientists for over a decade. By RYAN FLEMING digitaltrends.com SEPTEMBER 19, 2011 The next time … Continue reading

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A Land Without Children — Why Won’t Germans Have More Babies?

By Staff Der SPIEGEL (Germany) 08/12/2011 The man in the photo is well-dressed, somewhere between chic and casual in his white shirt and dark sports coat. In his left hand, he holds the basket-like device that modern parents use to … Continue reading

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World Population to Top 9 Billion by 2050, 49% Growth from Africa

By Staff International Business Times July 29, 2011 The global population is expected to top seven billion in 2011. By 2050, it’s expected to exceed nine billion. By 2100, it’s expected to rise to 10 billion. The figures were cited … Continue reading

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The world’s biggest problem? Too many people

By Mary Ellen Harte and Anne Ehrlich Los Angeles Times July 21, 2011 Our unsustainable population levels are depleting resources and denying a decent future to our descendants. We must stop the denial. Think back on what you talked about … Continue reading

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Earth’s Population to hit 7 Billion by the end of October with five babies born every second

By Staff DAILY MAIL (UK) 20th July 2011 A little over a decade ago, the world’s population stood at 6billion. By the end of October, it will reach 7billion. With five babies being born every second, 78million people are added … Continue reading

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The Earth Is Full

New York Times By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN June 7, 2011 You really do have to wonder whether a few years from now we’ll look back at the first decade of the 21st century — when food prices spiked, energy prices … Continue reading

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Earth in the Balance: 7 Crucial Tipping Points

                            By Jeremy Hsu livescience.com 02 March 2011 Humans must stay within certain boundaries if they hope to avoid environmental catastrophe, a leading group of environmental scientists … Continue reading

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Global resource consumption to triple by 2050: UN

AFP By Staff May 14, 2011 Global consumption of natural resources could almost triple to 140 billion tons a year by 2050 unless nations take drastic steps, the United Nations warned Thursday. A UN environment panel said the world cannot … Continue reading

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Battle Over Lagoon Cleanup Divides a Surfing Haven

Some surfers worry that a $7 million plan to dredge the Malibu Lagoon could affect the sand flow to the beach, destroying what many call the perfect wave. The New York Times By ADAM NAGOURNEY Published: May 25, 2011 MALIBU, … Continue reading

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