July 11, 1987 was the pinnacle that started World Population Day. Now, it has become an annual event and twenty -five years have gone since we started marking population trends and issues. World Population Day was established by the governing Council of the United Nations Development Program in 1989. The UNFPA focus's attention on the issues and problems pertaining to an increasing population.
This years population should overtake last years 2011, 7 billion. Population becomes a concern as the death age increases due to better medical care and nutrition as well as the birth rate is increasing because of so many women reaching child bearing years all at once. So, World Population Day focus's on events and functions that help people get creative about solving the issues that such a large population creates.
Feeding such a large group of people takes a tole on our planet and fresh water systems. By participating in events that support world population day you create international awareness.
Maybe we will be able to find ways to support our planet and live along side in harmony.
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