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As World Contraception Day (26 September) approaches, Dave and Erika pick the brains of two experts, Alisha Graves and Malcolm Potts.

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Deforestation and world population sustainability: A quantitative analysis

In this paper we afford a quantitative analysis of the sustainability of current world population growth in relation to the parallel deforestation process adopting a statistical point of view.

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Climate

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Population

Robin Maynard: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals depends on reducing birth rates faster

The progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals have been released, and Population Matters show the folly of ignoring population size.
www.kunc.org
Population

Population growth looms large in debates over proposed Northern Colorado water project

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Climate

Karen Shragg: Social distancing is difficult in a crowded world

From climate change and war to water shortages and food scarcity, so many issues are bringing us to the brink of collapse.
metro.co.uk
Climate

Sir David Attenborough explores extinction in new BBC documentary

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www.nytimes.com
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A new COVID documentary explores who is to blame for the pandemic

“How to Stop the Next Pandemic,” a Times documentary, reveals how your choices make future pandemics more likely.
qz.com
Climate

It’s time to prepare cities for people uprooted by climate change

A growing number of urban development scholars and advocates believe it's time to start planning climate havens: cities that are insulated from extreme weather and have the room and resources to grow.

www.dw.com
Climate

What fewer people on the planet would mean for the environment

Overconsumption, not overpopulation, drives climate change. A projected decline in fertility could see the world's population peak in just four decades, with Japan and Spain halving in size.
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