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DON’T PANIC — The Facts About Population

Hans Rosling is a great communicator. Here’s his documentary about human population. Our world reached ‘peak child’ around 2000 because people are using more birth control. Now children aren’t dying so much as they used to. Therefore the world’s population … Continue reading

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As well as cull, contraceptives lined up for badgers in battle against farm TB

Originally posted on LEARN FROM NATURE:
How many ways shall I ‘not’ kill thee…. Environment Secretary Owen Paterson pledged to eradicate disease from English cattle within 25 years. The Independent reports The government is working on a contraceptive for badgers…

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New Mapping Tool Tracks Insecticide Resistance In Malaria Carrying Mosquitoes

argylesock says… When I blog about human populations growing, it’s too easy for us in the rich world to assume that birth control can fix that. But it’s not so easy when you know that your kids will face a … Continue reading

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Geographic Technology Helps Put Ethiopia on Map of Global Health Success

Originally posted on ECO-opia:
  By David J. Olson Global development communications expert   Source:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-j-olson/ethiopia-family-planning_b_3139666.html   In just six years, DKT Ethiopia has transformed its system for tracking contraceptive sales from pins and pencils to computers and satellites and,…

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Taste the Waste of Food

argylesock says… I, and others, blogged about the IF campaign a few weeks ago. Anybody reading this who hasn’t already signed the petition, please consider signing – it’s supported by organisations that I respect, including Oxfam. I’d like to add … Continue reading

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How Many People Can Live on Planet Earth?

I recommend this film about human populations. It’s nearly an hour long, but well worth that. I’m grateful to my fellow blogger Tony at naturestimeline for showing it to me.

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