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By Mark Watson
Panhandle No Till Educator 

No till notes: '7,000,000,000-plus and counting on our planet'

 


The United Nations estimates that the world population has now surpassed 7.3 billion humans living on our planet.

It took 123 years, from 1804 to 1927, to go from a population of 1 billion to 2 billion people on

our planet.  The United Nations estimates it will take only 10 years from now to add another billion people and reach 8,000,000,000 people in world population.  World population will grow an average of 78 million people per year.  That is a rather amazing and sobering statistic.

The strain on our planet’s resources to cloth, feed, and supply water and building materials to this...



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