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World population decline, COVID-19

World population predicted to shrink after the mid-century

According to a new study, world population will peak in 2064 at around 9.7 billion and then decline to 8.8 billion by 2100 – around 2 billion lower than previous estimates.
Rice Science Center

The Thailand Center of Excellence on Rice Precision Breeding for Food Security, Quality, and...

A collaboration between the National Center for Genetic Engineering (BIOTEC) and Rice Science Center, Kasetsart University, Thailand Rice could be crucial in helping to provide nutrition when feeding our species in the future. As the world’s population is projected to increase exponentially to nearly 10 billion people in the year...
urbanisation

Epidemiological interactions between rural and urban populations

Romola Davenport and Richard Smith from the University of Cambridge explore epidemiological interactions between rural and urban populations and the consequences of urbanisation.
global citizen

Healthcare is top priority for global citizens, report finds

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), quizzed global citizens from 50 different countries to learn how well the needs of their populations are being met.
growing population

UK’s growing population: How much does the economy need?

UK ISA specialist, True Potential Investor, investigates the effects of the growing population in the UK and how much investment is needed for the economy.

Department of Geography – Migration, Mortality and Medicalisation

Professor Richard Smith, of the Department of Geography at Cambridge University, investigates the long-run epidemiological consequences of urbanisation 1600 - 1945
agriculture

Organic farming isn’t bad, but sustainable agriculture is better

Gavin Whitmore, Senior Manager – Biodiversity at the European Crop Protection Association (ECPA) looks at how integrated pest management supports the sustainable intensification of agriculture Society is increasingly aware of the dual challenge of feeding a growing population whilst protecting the environment. Organic agriculture is often marketed as being an environmentally...

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