Population Change
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Year 12 this is for you, all about population trends, patterns and management. AQA AS Level Geography.
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Clue to why women live longer

Clue to why women live longer | Population Change | Scoop.it
Women live longer than men partly because their immune systems age more slowly, a study suggests.
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UK 'lags in Europe health league'

UK 'lags in Europe health league' | Population Change | Scoop.it
The UK is lagging behind progress by similar countries on many indicators for ill-health, research suggests.
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So more evidence we are not as developed as we would like to think. #bscsasgeog #bscsa2geog

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Mechai Viravaidya: How Mr. Condom made Thailand a better place | Video on TED.com

Thailand's "Mr. Condom," Mechai Viravaidya, walks us through the country's bold plan to raise its standard of living, starting in the 1970s. First step: population control.
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Liu Xiao Di and the Single Child Policy

Liu Xiao Di and the Single Child Policy | Population Change | Scoop.it
School boy Liu Xiao Di and his family give a personal account of the Chinese policy of only allowing one child per family.
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UK Migration Update: UK General Immigration

UK Immigration and Visa blog with advice, tips and updates on the UK Immigration and Visa Laws. Practical advice on UK working visas, UK Student Visas, Tier 1 Highly Skilled Visas, Marriage Visas and more on life in the UK.
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Teaching the census and population: news and resources round up

Teaching the census and population: news and resources round up | Population Change | Scoop.it
To tie in with the release of the 2011 census data, here's a selection of infographics, video and teaching resources about population growth and related issues
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Immigrants to EU countries less likely to live on benefits

Immigrants to EU countries less likely to live on benefits | Population Change | Scoop.it
Research challenges idea that UK attracts immigration with 'welfare magnet' and says language and skills are bigger pull
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So benefits are NOT on the whole a pull factor in migration to the UK from the EU

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HIV baby 'cured' by treatment

HIV baby 'cured' by treatment | Population Change | Scoop.it
US doctors say they seem to have cured a baby born with HIV - the virus that causes Aids - through very early treatment with standard drug therapy.
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Wow, this might be a bit of history right here. #bscsasgeog

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Population growth: the baby bomb

Population growth: the baby bomb | Population Change | Scoop.it
Editorial: The UN will announce the arrival of the 7 billionth human a week today
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10 places that stand out in the census

10 places that stand out in the census | Population Change | Scoop.it
All the important details have already been teased out of the first big release of census data. So here are the oddities instead.
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World Life Expectancy

World Life Expectancy | Population Change | Scoop.it
World life expectancy has one of the largest global health and life expectancy databases in the world. Explore it thru thousands of pages of Maps, Charts and feature stories. Compare your country to every country in the world.
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The new baby boom

The new baby boom | Population Change | Scoop.it
Britain is experiencing a population spike. Why? We visit Boston, Lincolnshire, the nation's fertility capital, where the average birthrate is 2.8 per woman
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