The world has a very serious problem, my friend' Shiva went on. 'Poor children still die by their millions. Westerners and the global rich -- like me -- live in post-scarcity society, while a billion people struggle to get enough to eat. And we're pushing the planet towards a tipping point, where the corals die and the forests burn and life becomes much, much harder. We have the resources to solve those problems, even now, but politics and economics and nationalism all get in the way. If we could access all those minds, though...
The human population would probably be way less than a thousand, if ejaculation were not usually accompanied by an orgasm.
The higher the proportion of adults with low literacy proficiency is, the slower the overall long-term GDP growth rate is.
Using his burgeoning intelligence, this most successful of all mammals has exploited the environment to produce food for an ever increasing population. Instead of controlling the environment for the benefit of the population, perhaps it's time we controlled the population to allow the survival of the environment.
It is a sad state of affairs that the Russians are far ahead of the USA in the science of the long term biological effects of electromagnetic radiation on a global population of over seven billion people.
About 20 per cent of the population believe themselves to have a food allergy and only about five per cent actually do.
The broad masses of a population are more amenable to the appeal of rhetoric than to any other force.
A military or government hierarchy is anathema to the dispersed population and diverse tribes of mountainous Afghanistan.
Everybody knows that the great reversed triangle of land, with its base in the north and its apex in the south, which is called India, embraces fourteen hundred thousand square miles, upon which is spread unequally a population of one hundred and eighty millions of souls.
The Arab population of Palestine are victims of genocidal actions; their lands are confiscated or deprived of water supplies in the semi-desert areas, and their homes are destroyed with heavy wrecking equipment.
Occupying armies have responsibilities, not rights. Their primary responsibility is to withdraw as quickly and expeditiously as possible, in a manner determined by the occupied population.
Britons seem to have given up on assimilating their Muslim population, with many British elites patting themselves on the back for their tolerance and multiculturalism.
I would be absolutely astounded if population growth and industrialisation and all the stuff we are pumping into the atmosphere hadn't changed the climatic balance. Of course it has. There is no valid argument for denial.
In most developed countries, the average person receives about 16 years of education. Even in developing countries, the population gets five to eight years of education.
WikiLeaks is a service to the population. Assange should get an award for - presidential medal of honor.
Well, let's assume the world is linear. If we required a certain amount of troops per 25,000 population in the Balkans, if the world is not radically different, something of the same extent is going to be needed in Iraq.
I love the women's movement, and I never thought of it as belonging to any particular segment of the population.
Mobility will be one of the major beneficiaries of population growth in the world.
Do not forget birthdays. This is in no way a propaganda for a larger population.
I'm from Bourbon, Missouri, where spirits are high and where the cattle population exceeds the human population.