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The current world population of 7.6 billion is expected to grow by another 2.2 billion by 2050. Factors such as uneven advances in implementation of health care, variations in family planning, changing reproductive behavior, devastations of war, disease, and famine affect countries in different ways. Some countries end up with disproportionately aging populations and others with an overabundance of children and young people compared with workers and retirees. So, how can population and resources be brought into balance?
This module will teach learners how to develop action plans to address the production of food and resources and manage uneven population growth. We will also explore the importance of Eco-Cities in a growing population.
Where science lets us investigate the natural world, technology allows us to use that knowledge and apply it to reach certain goals. Together, they have completely changed our world and the way in which humans...
With over 51% of the world connected to the Internet, the continued development and proliferation of smart phone apps are putting state-of-the-art AI systems in the palm of many hands around the world, making supercomputing...
While the health of humanity continues to improve as life expectancy from birth has increased globally from 46 years in 1950 to 71.5 years in 2015. While we are living healthier lives than ever before,...