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May 22nd 2013
As part of overall efforts to improve bilateral relations, India and China this week signed agreements on information-sharing on the trans-boundary Brahmaputra River, and on water-efficient irrigation and cooperation in...
May 12th 2013
Last summer, after walking for days to a refugee camp across the South Sudan border, some Sudanese refugees reportedly chose to dig holes to reach muddy water rather than face the fist-fights...
May 8th 2013
“The combined effects of rapid population growth and climate change are increasing food insecurity, environmental degradation, and poverty levels in Malawi and Kenya,” said Clive Mutunga, a senior research associate...
April 3rd 2013 | Tags: Population info and analysis, Resources
People and the Planet - How Can We All Live and Flourish on a Finite Earth?
14 April 2013 - 2:30 pm
Callington Town Hall
The speaker for the Callington Town Forum...
March 28th 2013
Population Matters calls for child benefit to be limited to the first two children to address Britain’s baby boom.
Britain is facing a baby boom with 250,000 more school places now...
March 28th 2013
Europe is the continent with the highest net imports of resources. Our economy and lifestyles are dependent on an uninterrupted supply of all types of resources from beyond our borders....
March 27th 2013
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned that by 2030, nearly half the world's population could be facing a scarcity of water, with demand outstripping supply by 40 percent.
One in three people...
March 25th 2013
Commentators on the Budget do not seem to have noticed that, while GDP is forecast to grow at 0.6%, the population is growing at 0.7%. While this continues, it means...
March 19th 2013
The report looks at congestion and parking. What about resource use and emissions?
There are more than a billion cars in the world today - and by the middle...
February 25th 2013
Rod Wing, director of the Arizona (U.S.) Genomics Institute, has played a major role in mapping the structure and function of the world's primary cereal crops. Rice is the one...
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