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Editor’s Insight: Facts and fiction about world population growth

While the number of people on Earth is rising, fertility is declining and longevity is increasing.

Wed, 12 Jul 2017

A family planning summit in London this week plans to expand the use of contraceptives to 120 million women by 2020 in a bid to curb population growth.

This is against a background of changing demographic trends where half of the future population increase in 2017-50 will come from just nine

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