Global Population

What does Malala Yousafzai's story have to do with World Population Day?

Richard Ottaway | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Politics
Richard Ottaway

This year on World Population Day let us celebrate the unrivalled success that humankind has had in making the world its home, and in enabling civilisation to thrive... It's in all of our interests for us to achieve what we agreed in London a year ago. Let us make the pledges of the London Family Planning Summit a reality.

David Attenborough Says Humans Are A 'Plague On Earth'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

David Attenborough has described humans as a "plague on Earth" that need to slow down breeding to stop the world's population being reduced by more br...

Why Now is a Good Time to Be Thinking About 2050

Daniel Franklin | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK
Daniel Franklin

"Never prophesy, especially about the future." That nicely captures the perils of predictions - so nicely, indeed, that the saying or a version of it has been credited to numerous people, from the movie mogul Sam Goldwyn to baseball's Yogi Berra.

World's 'Seven Billionth' Child Born In Philippines

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK

A baby born in the Philippines has been chosen as the world's symbolic 'seven billionth person' by the United Nations. Danica May Camacho was deliv...