Persuading couples to wait is one strategy India is using to curb a rapidly growing population that threatens to turn its demography from a prized asset into a crippling burden.
In a study released recently, the world’s smallest group of whale population known as Eubalaena japonica has its population dwindled to almost extinction. The Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska once teemed with tens of thousands of North Pacific right whales.
Japan is experiencing low birth rate, an aging population and it will come soon generally, a decline in population.
Record harvests are unable to keep up with population growth, along with land scarcity, water scarcity are now emerging as serious constraints on effort to expand world food production especially in developing economies.