by BOB IRVINE
With global population numbers due to stabilise in the next 50 years, the human geographical footprint should be our biggest environmental concern. I?m assuming here that every extra square meter of the earth humans need will result eventually in a square meter of natural habitat being compromised in some way.
TABLE 1. POPULATION OF THE WORLD AND REGIONS, 2017, 2030, 2050 AND 2100,
ACCORDING TO THE MEDIUM-VARIANT PROJECTION
There is a good discussion of Global Population Demographics at;
It is important that we look at global population demographics when discussing the big environmental issues. According to the UN, population in nearly all non-African countries will either be steady or shrinking by about 2050. Africa has a young population and will follow this trend sometime early in the 22nd century.
According to Matt Ridley, Kazakhstan…
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