Visualizing How A Population Grows To 7 Billion

NPR’s Adam Cole reports, “it was just over two centuries ago that the global population was 1 billion — in 1804. But better medicine and improved agriculture resulted in higher life expectancy for children, dramatically increasing the world population.”

Can you imagine what the population will be when people are living to 125 years and nobody really dies unless they want to?

BTW: The symbolic seventh billion person was born yesterday.

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