In 1804, there were only 1 billion of us. So how did we get to 7 billion humans in just 200 years?

1 Nov

NPR shows how medicine and technology have increased our lifespans.

How the hell did we grew so much is so little time? This video by National Public Radio has the answer.

via How the Hell Did We Get to Seven Billion Humans In Just 200 Years?.

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2 Responses to “In 1804, there were only 1 billion of us. So how did we get to 7 billion humans in just 200 years?”

  1. Brent Darnell November 1, 2011 at 11:41 am #

    This is a true testament to how powerful science is. While it certainly brings about many welcomed advancements, it has a way of creating some other issues like how will our globe every support all of these people? I guess that’s how technology evolves, with every new problem that arises (or it causes) it will bring about another solution!

    • Nik@Teechy.com November 1, 2011 at 12:51 pm #

      Very true. The video is an amazing representation. Thanks for the thoughtful comment!

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