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Global reforestation unlikely in future

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 19:44

Unless new technological advances increase yields, or strategies to decrease food consumption are introduced, a switch to global reforestation remains unlikely.

UN agency predicts mobile numbers will outnumber global population by next year

Last Updated: Friday, May 10, 2013, 12:21

A United Nations agency has said there will be more mobile subscriptions than people in the world by the end of next year. <br><br>

`Majority of global population to live in cities by 2050`

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 11:12

About two-thirds of the world`s population will be located in urban areas by 2050, creating serious implications for the conservation of natural resources.

Human pressure on natural resources rising: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 22:31

Populations of tropical species are declining while human pressure on natural resources is rising.

GCC population to touch 53 million by 2020

Last Updated: Monday, November 16, 2009, 12:44

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nations has one of the fastest-growing populations in the world and is expected to touch 53 million by 2020, a new research report has revealed.

Global population to reach 7 billion by 2011: Report

Last Updated: Friday, October 23, 2009, 14:21

The global population is expected to reach seven billion in 2011 and the increase would happen in just 12 years after reaching six billion in 1999, says the World Population Data Sheet prepared by the Population Reference Bureau.