Though maybe if we stopped breeding as much we wouldn’t have to take care of as many old people (eventually)? Seems like a vicious cycle, really. 84 more words
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Post written by Kenneth Xu
On October 18th, 2016, we attended renowned biologist Paul R. Ehrlich’s talk on “Surviving the Sixth Mass Extinction” at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment. 362 more words
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It took human history until 1800 for the world population to reach one billion. The second billion was achieved in only 130 more years (1930), the third billion in less than 30 years (1959), the fourth billion in 15 years (1974), and the fifth billion in only 13 years (1987).