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What is overpopulation? On these sites you will find information about population and its relationship to poverty, politics, and the environment. There are photo essays, video clips, fact sheets, statistics, and interactive quizzes.


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This site shows the current population of the Earth, updated every second.
If the whole world were a community of 100 people, what would it look like? This short movie illustrates the profile of the world's population, its distribution, and wealth. NOTE: This site links to a message board. NOTE: This site has a donation button.
Follow the links on this page to see world statistics, such as the ten most populous countries, cities, area and population of each country, the world's poorest countries, and more.
This is a short radio broadcast about current trends in birthrates, which are falling in much of the developed world.
Here is an interview with author Robert Kaplan in which he discusses some of the political perils and ramifications of overpopulation.
This site explores the issues of overpopulation, poverty, and environmental decline that children around the world will face in the 21st century. Includes a film clip, photo essay, interview, and lesson plan.
Approximately half of the world's population lives in an urban environment. Read about four cities around the world and watch short video excerpts about the environmental problems that their inhabitants face.
Explore this site for interviews, articles, and interactives about trends in population, consumption, and environmental impact.
Read this news article about overpopulation.
On this site you can view aerial and satellite photos of and information about overpopulation, deforestation, pollution, and more.
Read this article about two families, one livig in India and another in the United States, and how each family impacts the environment. NOTE: This site contains ads.
This is a satellite photo of the Earth at night that illustrates human settlements.

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