United Nations page on population information. It links to reports
on population and development in various countries, the trends page,
of institutes of the world, you can buy wall charts on population, on
on contraception. The primo site.
Population clock on-line Facing the Future Organisations on-line, real-time world population clock. It counts the number of people being added to the earth right now. Bookmark and revisit it to watch the world population increase before your very eyes!
Teaching Resource - Population ethics. The 'Facing the Future' organisation promotes discussion on human population growth and a sustainable future. This page poses some allegorical ethical dilemmas students from around 12 to 16 can put themselves in, and then discuss.
Resource - Population Impacts Teachers discussion questions,
research assignments on population impacts for age 15-18 years on 5.
related to population and sustainability from the 'Facing the Future'
These learning areas conform to various USA geography and curriculum
aimed at aquiring knowledge of specific topics within the geography
Teacher and student resource - Population Connection . Opulation Connection, Inc. offers good summary on line iinformation as well as orderable educational aids for students and teachers. Use the site index for navigation.
Population Action International Teaching and student resource includes a quiz, and information on the impact of population on sustainability.
The State of World Population Report The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) annual report on new developements in world population. The most recent report is 1998. A summary version is available. HTML pages or a PDF file.
United States Census Bureau http://www.census.gov Top rate source of population data information. The International Programmes Centre data access page (People/International) allows you to search any country for population statistics, including factors that affect population, such as mortality and fertility rates and more. Awesome. The Popclock (population clock) page gives minute by minute updates of the World population.
Population Reference Bureau The Population Reference Bureau A source of population statistics and trends -world overviews, regional population statistics, and an on-line magazine, 'Population Today'. Most is available for sale, and there are many resources for teaching - agin, mostly for sale.
Union of Concerned Scientists population FAQ FAQ on Population growth. Simple, straightforward, authoratative, clear.Links to other parts of the site with further population information.
http://www.ucsusa.org/resources/pop.myths.html debunks popular myths on population effects and trends
http://www.ucsusa.org/resources/pop.science.html 'the population/environment connection' This is a very good summary (about 12 printer pages) of the whole population, growth, and available resources issue.
Center for Health Information USAID information and trends on the population, fertility, contraception uptake, health, and Nutrition in around 100 developing countries
Popular author interview "What Will It Take" by biologist and writer Paul Ehrlich. A 'Mother Jones Magazine' interview about the interconnections between gender, cultural roles, and family planning,and population
author interview "Visions" by biologist and author Gretchen Daily A
'Mother Jones Magazine' interview about population issues, and the
to quality of life.
Nations Development Program Worldwide Directory of Population
- A worldwide, searcheable directory of population orientated
National Wildlife Federation Population page on
population issues and impacts
The Population Institute has a world population overview section, news, politics, and an on-line magazine 'Popline'.
Population Council page on population issues and trends, and
on controlling fertility. Icludes 'Studies in Family Planning', a
Action and Information Center fact
sheets on population