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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Great white shark population growing, new US analysis of data finds

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:43pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Orlando, United States Great white shark on the up, says study A new look at research on great white sharks in the northeast Pacific Ocean indicates the population is probably ... "did a double take" when the Stanford researchers calculated the population of adult and near-adult great whites along the central California coast at only 219. The Burgess study claims ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534905/great-white-shark-population-growing-new-us-analysis-data-finds
  2. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Unhappy underemployed will spark wave of populism

    Posted May 29th 2014, 10:23am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... Richard Harris More regulation, nationalism and protection are likely to emerge, posing challenges for markets Unhappy underemployed will spark wave of populism In the last few years, ... that will pander to populism. We are likely to see more regulation, more nationalism and protectionism, further attacks on high earners and owners of capital, and relaxed budgets. Governments will find ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1520977/unhappy-underemployed-will-spark-wave-populism
  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Debate continues to rage over how much of a population the earth can sustain

    Posted May 25th 2014, 04:25am by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams Experts have different views on how much of a population rise the earth can sustain, but many believe the crunch is approaching The population bomb that just keeps ... burgeoning numbers. One of the best known was English clergyman and scholar Thomas Robert Malthus, who in 1798 published An Essay on the Principle of Population, with pronouncements including: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1519237/debate-continues-rage-over-how-much-population-earth-can
  4. News - World - CONSERVATION

    Tanzania's entire population of elephants could be killed by ivory poachers in 6 years

    Posted May 10th 2014, 01:34am by AFP

    ... Poachers are killing Tanzania's elephants for their ivory at such alarming rates that the population could be completely wiped out in just six years, conservationists said yesterday. A two-day ... gangs. "About 30 elephants a day are killed... at this rate the population will be exterminated by 2020," said the Tanzanian Elephant Protection Society (TEPS. Tanzanian Vice-President ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508775/tanzanias-entire-population-elephants-could-be-killed-ivory-poachers-6
  5. News - China - DEMOGRAPHICS

    Ageing Shanghai needs 35m people by 2050, demographer warns

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 05:47am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com City must grow its population by 45pc to ensure a balance between workers and older residents, demographer warns Ageing Shanghai needs '35 m people by 2050' Shanghai will need a population of 35 million people by 2050 to ensure it has enough workers to support its increasingly greying society, a demographer has warned. Meeting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1615335/ageing-shanghai-needs-35m-people-2050-demographer-warns
  6. News - Hong Kong - TOWN PLANNING

    Plans to boost Yuen Long population by a quarter prompts congestion fears

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 04:18am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Blueprint envisages boosting area's population by almost a quarter in nine years; but local councillors fear infrastructure will not cope Yuen Long plan prompts fears over congestion A blueprint to boost Yuen Long's population by almost a quarter in nine years was met with concern from district councillors who fear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1500237/plans-boost-yuen-long-population-quarter-prompts-congestion-fears
  7. News - World - SPAIN

    Fellow Europeans quit Spain, causing population drop despite Chinese arrivals

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid Chinese arrive but migrant exit triggers Spain drain Spain's population shrank in 2013 for a second year, with foreigners, including many Britons, ... group to grow there last year, increasing by 2 per cent to 185,250 people. The departure of the foreigners meant Spain's total population fall overall for the second year running to 46.7 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1495273/fellow-europeans-quit-spain-causing-population-drop-despite-chinese
  8. News - World

    Iran back flip on population likely as Ayatollah Khamenei calls for change

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:50pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Tehran aiming to boost birth rate with ban on vasectomies and new rules for abortions Iran weighs new laws to double population Iran's parliament is seeking a ban ... Khamenei, criticised existing policy on contraception, describing it as an imitation of western lifestyle. He has urged the government to tackle what he believes to be an ageing population ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1484410/iran-back-flip-population-likely-ayatollah-khamenei-calls-change
  9. News - Hong Kong - Hospitals

    Hospital bed crisis looms as population growth outstrips healthcare provision

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com City will lack at least 5,000 hospital beds by 2026 despite major construction and expansion work as population grows Beds crisis looms as demand grows The city will face a shortfall of at least 5,000 private and public hospital beds within 12 years if healthcare capacity continues to lag behind the pace of population growth, the South China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1461196/hospital-bed-crisis-looms-demand-projected-outstrip-supply
  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian refugee flood into Lebanon (population 4.5 million) tops 1 million

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 01:27am by AP

    ... name out of fear his relatives back in Syria would be targeted. The conflict in Syria, a country with a pre-war population of 23 million, has killed more than 150,000 people, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1464345/syrian-refugee-flood-lebanon-population-45-million-tops-1-million

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