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UK facing an 'agricultural crisis'
Intense overfarming has left only about 100 harvests in the soil of the United Kingdom's countryside, according to a study just published by the University of Sheffield.
20 October 2014

India launches air quality index
The index will measure eight major pollutants that impact respiratory health in cities with populations exceeding one million in the next five years and then gradually cover the rest of the country.
19 October 2014

World Vasectomy Day - 7 November
The Day is intended to "inform people about vasectomies, bring these services to those furthest afield and to inspire men to engage in the conversation about family planning".
19 October 2014

Tackling the population taboo
The objections faced by those who speak out about overpopulation can be categorised as follows: overpopulation is a myth; carrying capacity is within our control; and growth will solve the problem of growth.
19 October 2014

Is sex only for rich people?
The United States is turning into a two-track society when it comes to the availability of family planning services.
18 October 2014

How family planning saves taxpayers billions
Publicly funded family planning services help low-income Americans avoid serious health conditions while saving billions of dollars each year, according to a new report by the Guttmacher Institute.
17 October 2014

Perspectives on Africa's 2050 population boom
Africa's population is expected to go from being 15 per cent of the world’s to 25 per cent by 2050.
17 October 2014

National Fertility Awareness Week approaching
National Fertility Awareness Week, an annual event in the United Kingdom, will be from 27 October to 2 November this year.
16 October 2014

Nobel laureates call for change in resource use
Eleven Nobel laureates are pooling their clout to sound a warning by declaring that mankind is living beyond its means and darkening its own future.
15 October 2014

Pollution in China 20 times the safe limit
Days of heavy smog shrouding swathes of northern China are pushing pollution to more than 20 times safe levels, despite government promises to tackle environmental blight.
15 October 2014

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