Soil Now - Soil in the news…… Some bad But also some...

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Unformatted text preview: Soil in the news…… Some bad - But also some good things… The future rests on the soil beneath our feet. http://s.ngm.com/2008/09/soil/img/soil-615.jpg Population facts… Population • Population • The world's population will reach 7 billion people late this year, according to the United Nations Population Division. – about five babies born every second • We stopped children dying – A billion people go hungry each day ACTUAL increases • Human population (billions) – 1950 2.52 – 2000 6.06 247% • Registered vehicles (millions) – 1950 70 – 2000 723 1030% • Electricity generation (million kilowatts) – 1950 154 – 2000 3,240 2104% • Limits to Growth • The 30-Year Update • by Donella Meadows , Dennis Meadows , Jorgen Randers • Corn (maize) production (million metric tons per year) – 1950 131 – 2000 594 453% • Wood pulp production (million metric tons per year) – 1950 12 – 2000 171 1425% • Limits to Growth • The 30-Year Update • by Donella Meadows , Dennis Meadows , Jorgen Randers actual actual...
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  • Spring '08
  • Staff
  • World population, 2007–2008 world food price crisis, The Limits to Growth, Donella Meadows, Jorgen Randers, •  Wood pulp

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Soil Now - Soil in the news…… Some bad But also some...

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