Earth's population on doorstep of 7 billion

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  1. get_involved
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    "The U.S. has one of the highest population growth rates among industrialized nations. Its fertility rate is just below the replacement rate of 2.1 children per woman, but its population has been increasing by almost 1 percent annually because of immigration."

    Earth's population on doorstep of 7 billion - The Denver Post

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    i wonder what the next pandemic solution to overpopulation will be?
     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    the USA's anative born population achieved ZERO PIPOLATION GROWTH way back in the late 60's.

    Our entire population growth has been the result of immigration.
     
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    waltky Wise ol' monkey Supporting Member

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    Dat's what Uncle Ferd been warnin' `bout - dey gonna come over here an' steal all our white womens...
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    Thu, Oct 27, 2011 - GENDER IMBALANCE: A shortage of women could give rise to male-surplus societies where sexual predation, violence and conflict are the norm, experts forecast

     
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    When I was a kid I remember freaking out when I learned there were 3 billion on the planet.
     

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