August 23, 2017

World Population Reaches 7 Million

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Demographers say it took until 1804 for the world to reach its first billion people, and a century more until it hit 2 billion in 1927. The twentieth century, though, saw things begin to cascade: 3 billion in 1959; 4 billion in 1974; 5 billion in 1987; 6 billion in 1998.

While celebrations are being held around the world, some are asking if we can adequately feed, house, and care for this many people. What are your thoughts?  Read more

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