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7 BILLION PEOPLE TODAY, 9.2 BILLION TOMORROW

by Becky Sun The United Nations estimates that yesterday was the day that planet Earth reached 7 billion people. (The US Census Bureau’s population clock, which runs a little slower, puts today’s number at 6,972,015,442.) It’s hard to know just what to make of 7 billion humans. Pro-natalists and optimists say that the world can […]

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