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Should We Be Having Kids In The Age Of Climate Change?

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Egypt's Population Surges Past 90 Million, Straining Resources Of A Poor Nation

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Several babies born today have been deemed the symbolic 7 billionth person — including a little girl named Nargis in Lucknow, India. Here she is with her mother, Vinita.

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