November 2, 2012
The Time When Humans Nearly Vanished
Donald Prothero, Skeptic Blog
According to some estimates, on Halloween of last year (2011), the population of humans on this planet passed the 7 billion threshold. Today, humans (along with their domesticated animals) are the most abundant large vertebrates on the planet, and the problem of human overpopulation (and its effects on the overexploitation of the planet’s resources) is one that vexes people worldwide.
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