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One Planet, Many People: Background Materials

The following links will connect you with some short videos and brief literature on population and its impacts on the world around us — while these are helpful resources, they are not the only resources on these topics. Feel free to do your own research and use other sources when creating your videos, as long as you can provide citations when requested!

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT HUMAN POPULATION GROWTH AND SUSTAINABILITY

 

POPULATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE 

 

POPULATION AND WATER SCARCITY

  • Background information from the U.S. Geological Survey about groundwater depletion: water.usgs.gov/edu/gwdepletion.html
  • The World Wildlife Fund summarizes causes of water pollution and water scarcity and explains solutions: https://www.worldwildlife.org/threats/water-scarcity

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Find additional information about population and how it relates to education, gender equality, child marriage, sex education, family planning, and human rights on the website of Population Media Center:


Current World Population

7,779,486,109

Net Growth During Your Visit

0

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