Human population is on track to hit 10.9 billion by the year 2100, and we're going to need enough protein to feed an extra 3 billion people. We can take a cue from cultures that eat further down the food chain.
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, disclosed that Nigeria's population will reach about 543 million in 2050, and noted that the explosion would be more of a burden than an asset unless there is commensurate economic growth to take care of the population.
A debate over how to grow and whether to grow is roiling a small city east of Los Angeles. Like many other small-but-growing cities, Redlands, Calif., is grappling with both population increases and poorer air quality.
"The physical effects of climate change, population growth, and urbanisation mean that without effective action more Australians' livelihoods will be impacted by disasters into the future and the cost of those disasters will continue to grow."
Two communities — one in Canada, one in the U.S. — share both a border along the St. Marys River and a toxic legacy that has contributed to high rates of cancer. Now the towns are banding together to fight a ferrochrome plant.