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Global Fertility Decline Will See Population In Over 20 Countries Halved By 2100: Study

A new study from by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington, and reported in AFP, finds that the earth is projected to have two billion fewer people by the next century than current United Nations projections forecast for "normal" global development.  It forecasts a population peak by the 2060's at an estimated 9.7 billion people, after which a steep decline will ensue down to 8.8 billion by 2100. Read more...



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