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What Native American Approaches to Science Education Can Teach Us

In February of this year, the Lakota people of South Dakota filed court papers against the construction of the Keystone… Read more »

Ethiopia and the Demographic Dividend

Despite the challenges of population growth, Ethiopia is on the path to a population age structure suitable to experience a demographic… Read more »

What is the Demographic Dividend?

In simple terms, the demographic dividend is the economic growth that may result from changes to a country’s age structure, due to… Read more »

Air conditioners – hot commodities around the world

Recently, the Washington Post published an article about the rise of air conditioner installations and use around the world. This… Read more »

On the U.S. population pyramids, baby boomers are disappearing

The baby boom generation is interesting to view on a population pyramid because it’s where the graph is at its… Read more »

How do the 2015 Population Projections differ from the 2012 Projections?

Last week we posted an overview of the 7 Things to Know About the 2015 Population Projections. The post has… Read more »

7 Things You Need to Know About the UN’s 2015 Population Projections

On July 29, 2015, the United Nations released its twenty-fourth revision of the World Population Prospects, an updated collection of… Read more »

The United Nations and Global Population – Looking Back 70 Years

2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the United Nations’ founding. This milestone provides a marker for exploring and reflecting back… Read more »

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40% Discount on World Population DVD Pre-orders

The new version of World Population will be available soon and you can pre-order your very own DVD now for… Read more »

Why is population growth slowing in the U.S.?

As of the start of 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau puts the U.S. population at just over 320 million. This… Read more »