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Jakarta is the world's fastest-sinking city
Jakarta is sinking and its people are making the problem worse
Stop Telling People Not to Have Kids to Save the Planet
I'm terrified of climate change, but I became a parent anyway.
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Spain Appointed a Sex Commissioner to Get People Making Babies Again
The new government position is aimed at curbing the country's dropping birth rate, apparently.
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Why China's government wants its people to eat more potatoes
China has a problem: it has to feed 20 percent of the world's population with just 10 percent of the world's arable land.
Watching Humans Take Over the Earth in 200,000 Years Is Pretty Relaxing
It took 200,000 years to reach the first billion humans, but only 200 years to get to seven billion.
Here’s Proof that the World Isn't the Hellhole It Feels Like
The world is much better than it has ever been, as evidenced by the following economic data visualized by Max Roser at University of Oxford.
Amy Robinson Sterling
These Countries Now Have a Historic Imbalance of Men to Women
Some European countries are now reporting a historic dude imbalance. We asked population experts what this might mean for women.
China to Give Rights to Millions of Unregistered Citizens Born in Violation of One-Child Policy
Some 13 million citizens who are homeless, orphans, or who were born in violation of the country's strict one-child policy will now be granted papers allowing them to marry, travel, obtain healthcare, and enroll in school.
Reuters and VICE News
Meet the Data Scientist Revealing How Big China's 'Ghost Cities' Really Are
Baidu is revealing the truth about China's emptiest cities.
I’m an Only Child Because of China’s One-Child Policy
China's one-child policy is over, but its cultural impact persists.
China's Lifted Its One-Child Policy and Here's What That Means for the Environment
The Chinese Communist Party announced on Thursday that families will be permitted to have two children, which could impact a wide range of environmental issues like carbon emissions, consumer consumption, and traffic.
New UN Estimates Predict a Global Population of 11 Billion by 2100
It could be worse, sure, but things are bad enough already.