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One-third of Indians in rural areas illiterate
Economic and Caste Census data released on Friday indicate that more than one-third of Indians living in rural areas are illiterate.
5 July 2015

Young people face 'housing exile'
Many young people are being "exiled" from the neighbourhoods they grew up in because of a lack of affordable housing.
4 July 2015

Prince Charles calls for 'profound changes'
Prince Charles has stated that “profound changes” to the global economic system are needed in order to avert environmental catastrophe.
3 July 2015

Japan’s population decline to accelerate
The Interior Ministry of Japan has issued projections indicating that the population of the country will decrease by more than 700,000 per year by 2025 and 1,000,000 by 2060.
2 July 2015

How to teach population
The Guardian Teacher Network has amassed a collection of ideas and resources to help teachers discuss in class some of the challenges associated with global population growth.
1 July 2015

China unveils its climate change plan
Prime Minister Li Kegiang has stated that China is aiming to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP by 60 - 65 per cent from 2005 levels by 2030.
30 June 2015

United Kingdom not ready for population boom
The country will soon be home to more than 70 million people, but the government has no plan for their welfare.
29 June 2015

Child marriage in Ethiopia
Early marriage and pregnancy are challenges faced by many teenage girls in Ethiopia.
28 June 2015

Barack Obama interviews David Attenborough
The future of Earth was recently thrashed out during an extraordinary meeting between the leader of the free world and the master of the natural one.
27 June 2015

Cuba intent on increasing birth rates
Cuba's government is intent on increasing birth rates and providing funding for fertility treatments.
26 June 2015

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