One Planet, Many People: Background Materials

This page has yet to be updated for the 2019 contest! Please check back in soon. In the meantime the following links will connect you with some short videos and brief literature that we've used in previous years, if the links are still active. We will update this content soon!

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

7,678,106,450

Net Growth During Your Visit

0

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