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7 Billion World Population

How to Make Population Growth Reverse Itself

Carl Safina | Posted 07.11.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

If our values change, we might use science and technology to save us. If our failed values persist, science and technology will only press our accelerator.

Empowering Women for Sustainability

Racheal Yeager | Posted 01.11.2012 | San Francisco
Racheal Yeager

In discussions about the seven billionth person, women's empowerment must be top of mind. Women's empowerment is important to both global population growth and social and environmental sustainability.

Seven: A Lucky Number?

Richard Attias | Posted 01.01.2012 | Home
Richard Attias

Yesterday the world's population officially hit seven billion. Seven is a suggestive figure. In many cultures it is lucky -- in France, a cat has seven lives. Shakespeare said there were "seven ages of man" and seven is apparently the ideal number of hours of sleep a person needs.

Occupying the Human Tribe: All 7 Billion

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 12.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

According to a recent United Nations report, sometime on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, the world population will reach the seven billion mark. That is one enormous tribe!

World Population To Reach 7 Billion On Halloween

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 11.24.2011 | World

You should expect more than ghosts, spirits and candy when Halloween arrives this year. On October 31, 2011, the world will welcome its seven billiont...

World Population To Hit 7 Billion In 2011 (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

7 billion human beings. That's how many people in the world there will likely be sometime in the next 12 months. To many, it seems like the figure ...