Population Information Card
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POPULATION & RESOURCE FACTS
- Over 7 billion now . . . doubled in 45 years
- 9,000 added per hour (net gain, births - deaths)
- Over 200,000 added per day – As total farmland, forests, fresh water, fish stocks, vital minerals, & other resources decline
- Farmland ... Dropped by half / person since 1960
- Water ... Dropped by half / person since 1960
- Forest ... Dropped over half
Oil ... 4 barrels burned / bbl discovered
Population already above sustainable level
- Wisconsin: 5.7 million – same size as Bangladesh where over 150 million struggle to survive!
- Sustainable world population < 2 billion - at only half the consumption level of an average American
Truly sustainable population is essential to avoiding more famines, resource wars, misery, suffering & early deaths
See OVERPOPULATION as the root cause
Working to reduce population is working on all major problems