List/Grid Tag Archives: population

Want to fight climate change? Have fewer children

Next best actions are selling your car, avoiding flights and going vegetarian, according to study into true impacts of different green lifestyle choices The greatest impact individuals ...

India is world’s most populous nation with 1.32bn people, academic claims

Yi Fuxian says 1.29bn Chinese are outstripped by 1.32bn Indians. But his findings are disputed with one demographer calling them sloppy Claims that India may already have overtaken ...

China considers paying couples to have a second child

After abolishing the one-child policy, Communist party mulls financial incentives to parents who have more than one baby China is considering introducing birth rewards and subsidies ...

Robots: Lifesavers or Terminators?

(CNN)Machines are rapidly learning to think on their own, but will the robot revolution lead to a modern utopia — or an apocalypse? Government officials say autonomous ...

New Zealand kea, the world’s only alpine parrot, faces extinction

The intelligent, playful birds are under threat from non-native predators and also from farmers who see them as pests The worlds only alpine parrot is at threat of extinction in New ...

The doctor will not see you now: How Singapore is pioneering telemedicine

(CNN)Stroke patients in Singapore are using iPads for remote rehabilitation — removing the need to visit their clinic. The new treatment is part of a tele-rehabilitation program ...

Why education is key to helping refugee children around the world

Save the Children CEO Carolyn Miles (left) and U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi, at the Social Good Summit on Sunday, Sept. 18.Image: Mashable When the harrowing ...

How do you stop fly-tipping and littering? – BBC News

In Hong Kong a campaign group used the DNA found on litter to create a photo-fit picture of the alleged culprits. “The Face of Litter” was used by Hong Kong Cleanup ...

Why you may want to think twice before sharing drug overdose photos

(CNN)It was a well-intentioned attempt to show the disturbing effects of drug addiction, a common strategy among law enforcement agencies. Officials in East Liverpool, Ohio, released ...

Want to age well – how about never retiring? – BBC News

He worked as a dentist until he was 75, and is now an athlete who trains three days a week, holds the indoor 200m and outdoor 400m sprint world records for men over 95. Media captionCharles ...

A fun and fiery barbershop conversation with ‘Killer Mike’ and 6 friends

(CNN)I’m sick of pundits. Don’t get me wrong. I love the guests I have on every day. I love their energy and smarts and sass. But I’m sick of pundits because ...
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