Posts Tagged ‘population’

  • Japanese fertility and aging problms

    The Green Blog: Why Japan Might Face a Demographic Crisis

    Jan 15, 14 • 416 Views • No Comments

    By Madeleine Vance, guest blogger and student at Kent Place School. As of late, younger Japanese citizens are choosing to live the single life rather than get married. But why? Seven years ago, Japan’s population climaxed at 128 million, but since then, it...  [read more]

  • Aging Populations

    Apr 30, 12 • 347 Views • No Comments

    Just remember 4-2-1-whenever you think of Chinese demographics. 4 refers to 2 grandmas and 2 grandpas, 2 is their adult children and 1 is the next generation. The social fabric of China is shifting. In rural areas, the elderly population is growing as the...  [read more]

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    From China to Iowa

    Mar 5, 11 • 244 Views • No Comments

    We can travel very quickly from China to Iowa. In an excellent report from The Economist on feeding the world, you can see how an increasingly affluent Chinese urban consumer affects many of us. One example connects more Chinese meat consumption to soaring...  [read more]