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<ul><li> 1. 31 October, 2011was not onlyHalloween</li></ul> <p> 2. It was when the Worlds population hit 7 Billion! 3. Some Countries Celebrated: Zambia- song contest Vietnam- staged concert Russia- authorities gave gifts toselected babies Ivory Coast- comedians staged ashow. Philippines- 7 billionth baby born(Danica) 4. But other countries do not think itis a cause for celebration! Instead they are VERY concerned. 5. WHY are they so concerned?Morebabies are being born and people are livinglonger.Population of the world is increasing too rapidlyfor it to be sustainable.1987- 5 billion1999- 6 billion2011- 7 billion2025- 8 billion (predicted)2100- 10 billion (predicted) 6. What is happening? More people means more people takingresources such as Food Land for farming and building Loss of ground water Deforestation Heavy energy use (which leads to climate change) Population is growing most in poorest/developing countries Rich countries try to protect what they haveand dont really want to share 7. Activity to help you understand: 4 people stand on one side of the room-represent developed countries Rest of class stand on other side of room-represent developing countries Resources allocated Does it seem fair to you? 8. Who is populating the world? People in developing countries, especiallyAfrica, Latin America and Asia (5 kids or moreon average) These people have big families because of Cultural values Lack of education No family planning Want large families to work the land and as many of their children die young Developed countries (2 kids on average peryear) 9. Facts India will overtake China as the worlds most populous nationby 2025, with an estimated 1.5 billion people. If China did not have a family planning law (only 1 child perfamily) the world population would have reached 7 billion in2006. Some people say the Chinese law is against human rights, butit has worked. USA is only developed country that has a growing population. European population is not growing New immigrants are causing population growth from Latin America, especially Mexico (laborers) Asians (educated professionals) 10. How can this problem be solved? Education Family planning Keep girls in poor countries in school so they know aboutfamily planning and have a choice (many marry at 13-14years old and start having babies) Put less stress on the environment-decreasedependence on fossil fuels (coal, oil, gas) Decrease the number of households (use lessenergy) 11. SourcesVideo articles with map Rate Map in Philippine Enquirer 31st Oct 2011 12. Sources ContinuedPhotosDanica Family Girls</p>