7 BILLION PEOPLE: EVERYBODY RELAX!

At some point in 2011, the Earth will reach a population of 7 billion! Many people fear that this is a sign of overpopulation and therefore a global crisis… but there is no need to fear! This video disputes this overpopulation myth, showing that population growth is actually dramatically falling.

This is the fifth episode of PRI’s popular POP 101 series, which takes a fresh, humorous approach to the demographic issues facing the world today. Click here to watch episodes one, two, three and four.

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