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Facing The Future: People and the Planet
A Guide to Population Issues, Impacts, and Solutions

Population - it's about ... (new window)

"Short of nuclear war itself, population growth is the gravest issue  the world faces. If we do not act, the problem will be solved by famine, riots, insurrection and war."
Robert McNamara, Former US Secretary of Defense and World Bank President

When you click on the images the link takes you to the web site Popinfo.org with explanations and graphs.
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The World Population estimate was
6,026,159,087
when we mounted the page on our site
(on 20 November 1999).
Today's:

...and counting!
Source: United Nations Population Fund
the "Day of Six Billion" (12 October 1999) (new window)
US Census population counters
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