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UN deal extends Kyoto Protocol

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Delegates at UN climate talks in Qatar agree to extend the Kyoto Protocol on fighting global warming until 2020, avoiding a major new setback.
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Special Series: 7 Billion

Special Series: 7 Billion | IB Part 1: Populations in Transition | Scoop.it
There will soon be 7 billion people on the planet. Find out why you shouldn’t panic—at least, not yet.

 

This whole year, National Geographic has been producing materials on the impacts of a growing global population (including this popular and powerful video).  Now that the year has (almost) concluded, all of these resources are archived in here. These resources are designed to answers some of our Earth's most critical questions:  Are there too many people on the planet?  What influences women to have fewer children?  How will we cope with our changing climate?  Are we in 'the Age of Man?'  Can we feed the 7 billion of us? Are cities the cure for our growing pains?  What happens when our oceans become acidic?  Is there enough for everyone?

 

Tags: population, National Geographic, sustainability, density.


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Sea-level rise finally quantified

Sea-level rise finally quantified | IB Part 1: Populations in Transition | Scoop.it
An international effort of more than 20 polar research groups finally settles the question of how much polar ice melting has added to global sea levels.
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The Inuit sitting on billions of barrels of oil

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After a decade of legal wrangling, this year Shell Oil was given permission to begin exploratory drilling off the coast of Alaska.
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BBC NEWS | South Asia | India's poor urged to 'eat rats'

BBC NEWS | South Asia | India's poor urged to 'eat rats' | IB Part 1: Populations in Transition | Scoop.it
An official in India comes up with a new way to encourage low caste poor people to cope with food shortages - rat meat.
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BP to get record criminal fine

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BP is set to receive a record fine of between $3bn and $5bn to settle criminal charges related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, the BBC learns.
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One Night on a Deadly Border Crossing

One Night on a Deadly Border Crossing | IB Part 1: Populations in Transition | Scoop.it
An Old Wagon Trail Becomes a Treacherous Route for Migrants...
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Migrants Dying on the U.S.-Mexico Border

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Overall illegal immigration numbers are down, but migrants are dying in the desert at the same rate that they have been for years.
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Central Americans Flood North Through Mexico To U.S.

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TULTITLAN, Mexico -- Deported from the United States after years working construction in New Jersey, Hector Augusto Lopez decided to rebuild his life in his hometown in eastern Honduras. He found a steady job in a shoe store in Catacamas.
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Oil Consumption and GDP | Visual.ly

Oil Consumption and GDP | Visual.ly | IB Part 1: Populations in Transition | Scoop.it
This Infographic displays oil consumptions and gross domestic product, by year and country.

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Week in China: Rural life 'never better'

Week in China: Rural life 'never better' | IB Part 1: Populations in Transition | Scoop.it
As China prepares for a new generation of leaders to take power, the BBC is spending a week on the road looking at both the challenges ahead for the world's most populous nation and the advances it has made.
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China’s Urban Population Exceeds Countryside for First Time

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China’s urban population surpassed that of rural areas for the first time in the country’s history after three decades of economic development encouraged farmers to seek better living standards in towns and cities.
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The price they pay for our cheap t-shirts

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Lying on a trolley in a corridor at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital, where feral cats chase under beds in search of scraps, 20-year-old Yero Akhter Ranu fears she may never be able to walk again.
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BP banned from new US contracts

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BP is temporarily banned from new US contracts due to a "lack of business integrity" over the Gulf of Mexico disaster, the US environment agency says.
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Will Africa ever benefit from its natural resources?

Will Africa ever benefit from its natural resources? | IB Part 1: Populations in Transition | Scoop.it
As new discoveries of coal, oil and gas across different parts of Africa look set to transform global energy markets, will the economies of those countries also benefit?
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OVERPOPULATION IN MANILA | prospekt | photographers

OVERPOPULATION IN MANILA | prospekt | photographers | IB Part 1: Populations in Transition | Scoop.it
Even the city’s toxic garbage dumps are home to people who eat, sleep and live surrounded by rotting trash. With so many residents, the city’s resources are strained to the limit. Large parts of Manila’s 11 million residents lack clean drinking water, work, and access to healthcare and education.
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Two million to be moved in one of largest relocations in Chinese history - Telegraph

Two million to be moved in one of largest relocations in Chinese history - Telegraph | IB Part 1: Populations in Transition | Scoop.it
Two million people are to be moved from their isolated mountain homes as part of one of the single largest relocations in recent Chinese history. Tom Phillips reports.

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Nations Online :: Worldmap of Human Development Index (HDI) - Nations Online Project

Nations Online :: Worldmap of Human Development Index (HDI) - Nations Online Project | IB Part 1: Populations in Transition | Scoop.it
Worldmap of countries and regions of human development by standards of the UN Human Development Index (HDI).
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Border Crossing Deaths More Common As Illegal Immigration Declines

Border Crossing Deaths More Common As Illegal Immigration Declines | IB Part 1: Populations in Transition | Scoop.it
The number of people attempting to illegally cross the U.S-Mexico border has plummeted, but the number of migrants dying during the trek through the mostly desert region has not. The U.S.
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Human Cost of Illegal Immigration: Combat Smuggling and Violence

Human Cost of Illegal Immigration: Combat Smuggling and Violence | IB Part 1: Populations in Transition | Scoop.it
Over the past 10 years, traversing the U.S.–Mexico border illegally has become increasingly dangerous for would-be immigrants.
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German childcare plan sparks debate

German childcare plan sparks debate | IB Part 1: Populations in Transition | Scoop.it
The German government's plan for a childcare allowance payable to parents who do not use state-subsidised nurseries sparks fierce debate.
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Looking Back on the Limits of Growth

Looking Back on the Limits of Growth | IB Part 1: Populations in Transition | Scoop.it
Forty years after the release of the groundbreaking study, were the concerns about overpopulation and the environment correct?

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