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Population in Perspective: Panel Discussion at Saint Mary's University Featuring Fred de Sam Lazaro

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March 13, 2012 | 6:30 PM EDT
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The search for jobs fuels population growth of at least 500,000 per year in India's capital city of...

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In 2011, National Geographic magazine marked the world's seven-billionth person with a year-long focus on population issues. How will our lives be affected and how can Americans engage with solutions to the challenge of sustaining a planet as the number climbs to 9 billion by 2050?


Fred de Sam Lazaro, correspondent for PBS Newshour
Dennis Dimick, environmental editor for National Geographic
Rep. Betty McCullum, Congresswoman for Minnesota's 4th District
David Opp, professor of global economics and sustainable development at Saint Mary's University

This panel is part of a collaborative reporting project on population issues by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and National Geographic.

March 13, 2012 at 6:30 pm
Saint Mary's Event Center
Saint Mary's University
2540 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404

The event is free and open to the public.

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Environment and Climate Change

Environment and Climate Change
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Migration and Refugees

Migration and Refugees
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Health Inequities

Health Inequities
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Water and Sanitation

Water and Sanitation