September 4, 2013

AND MANHATTAN AS A PER CAPITA INCOME OVER $60K:

Think The World Is Crowded?  (Sydney Brownstone, 9/04/13, Co.Exist)

But before anyone takes Rush Limbaugh's advice that environmentalists ought to save the planet by committing suicide, let's take a step back and unpack what "overpopulation" really means. The good people at Wait But Why have come out with another set of dazzling infographics (we first saw them when they made this shocking piece about the death tolls of major disasters) that deal with rethinking population density and space. For example, if we lived at the density that people live in Manhattan, the entire global population could fit in New Zealand...

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