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  1. A matter of life and death

    Posted Jul 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... regions, some 3.7 million people- around a third of the population- are on the brink of starvation. And millions more in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda have been hit by the region's worst drought in 60 years. Hundreds of thousands have been forced to walk for weeks in search of food and water- and the UN says it cannot reach more than two million Somalis facing starvation ...

  2. Population policy a concern for us all

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the best-selling 1968 book, The Population Bomb, which warned of the mass starvation of humanity in the following two decades- a prediction that was obviously flawed. What the book did not account ...

  3. Question of the week: Should China abolish its one-child policy?

    Posted Jun 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with increasing demand and starvation has become a problem in many places. Because of abnormal weather the situation is predicted to worsen. Fertile land is limited and even improved agricultural ...

  4. One-child policy is not one-size-fits-all

    Posted Jul 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... population law. 'In the early 1970s, almost all provinces supported the policy because of the severe poverty problem and the fear of starvation,' he said. 'Now it's time ...



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