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Planning to flourish in a world of 7 billion

Seven billion and counting. That's the stark figure on global population that's concentrating minds at the Royal Society, and has led to the publication of its latest report "People and the Planet". According to the UN that figure is set to rise to 10 billion before the end of the century, while dramatic shifts in the distribution, age composition and mobility of all those extra people will twist the kaleidoscope of the global population challenge.
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