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World Population Day: Why Nigeria is world’s 7th most populous

Nigeria Population

Experts have attributed poor family planning habits to the escalation of Nigeria’s population over the last decade. According to data from worldometers, a global real time statistics and data platform, Nigeria added 52.22 million people to its population in the last 12 years, making it the country with the 7th highest number of people in the world. At a population of ...

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Family planning linked with improved environmental outcomes

Family planning

A collaborative international assessment of hundreds of peer-reviewed scientific papers published since 2005 finds significant, albeit indirect, evidence that access to voluntary family planning can contribute to an environmentally sustainable world. Among more than 900 peer-reviewed scientific papers published since 2005, the Family Planning and Environmental Sustainability Assessment (FPESA), a project of the Worldwatch Institute, found data and researchers’ conclusions ...

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Improving access to family planning for climate-compatibility

Robert Engelman

Policymakers and others working to slow human-caused climate change and make societies more resilient to its impacts should consider potential contributions to that effort from expanded access to family planning, a group of experts recommends. The first step is simply to open dialogues on possible connections between climate change and family planning, and the right of individuals and the services ...

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