Stephen Mosher, President of the Population Research Institute, pens a positive message regarding the arrival of the seventh billion member of the human family, this past October 31, 2011.
It is a moment to rejoice, signaling the prosperity that has accompanied human development on our planet over the past millenia, prosperity in terms of declining infant mortality rates and increased life spans.
Yet, his message contains a grim warning. Underpopulation threatens some 80 countries worldwide, particularly developed nations.
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