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Story Publication logo October 28, 2011

World's Population Teeters on the Edge of 7 Billion: Now What?

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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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Delhi water line. India, 2011.
Image by Nicole See. India, 2011.

In partnership with the Pulitzer Center and National Geographic, the PBS NewsHour explores how the composition of our society is changing as the world population reaches 7 billion. Hari Sreenivasan discusses the population milestone with the U.N. Population Fund's Azza Karam and National Geographic magazine's Dennis Dimick. The program also features reports from Pulitzer grantees Steve Sapienza and Fred de Sam Lazaro.

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