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Number may point to a decline in the RATE of INCREASE, but the population is still increasing to hit 8 trillion by November this year. It was 2 trillion when I was born. Floods and storms and plagues are doing their part to help us "contract" but it's not enough.

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Adelia Ritchie, PhD

Author, science lover, contributing editor at SalishMagazine.org, expat, seeking the interesting and unusual.