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“Graph of human population from 10000 BC to 2000 AD. It shows exponential rise in world population that has taken place since the beginning of the eighteenth century.”

“Map of population density by country, per square kilometer.”

“Map of countries and territories by fertility rate.”

“A crowded street in Kathmandu.”

“Percentages of the Earth’s surface covered by water, dedicated to agriculture, under conversion, intact, and used for human habitation. While humans occupy only 0.05% of the Earth’s total area, human effects are felt on over one-quarter of the land.”

“Traffic congestion in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam”

By Ultramarine at English Wikipedia — Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons by Chinneeb using CommonsHelper., Public Domain,

This was not an easy article to write. It could have been written, but these images tell a bigger story, and are not forcing any beliefs on the reader/viewer. The facts are reasonably accurate.

Living in rural Panamá — non-extractive, non-capitalistic. Expat USA. Scientist, writer, researcher, teacher. STEM mentor +languages.