Bringing you the heart of the matter in LifeCycles by Laurie Edwards-Tate.

At approximately 2 p.m. on July 8th, the World Population Clock calculated that there were 7,716,060,118 people inhabiting Earth.

Moreover, also on that same date, there was an estimated total of 227,716 live births and 95,542 deaths–representing aggregate population growth of 41,980,269 at that moment in time, according to Worldometers.

It is anticipated that in spite of declining birthrates overall, the human population is projected to increase to approximately 10 billion by 2055.

Our world is currently in strife as we endeavor to address environmental, economic, social, political, educational, cultural and resource fundamentals; and, concurrently as demands outpace supplies of air, food, water (about 10% are without clean water), employment, housing, health, and basic services.

Read more on Laurie’s article at LifeCycles in the Communities Digital News.

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