Today we are exactly six years from a Day of Seven Billion 🌏, now hitting over 7.45 bln as the Earth’s population.

“A world of 7 billion has implications for sustainability, urbanization, access to health services and youth empowerment. It is also an opportunity to renew global commitment for a healthy and sustainable world. 7 Billion Actions, a global movement for all humanity, was established by the United Nations Population Fund to highlight positive action by individuals and organizations and inspire others to join the movement.” – Ban Ki Moon. United Nations Secretary General,

October 31, 2011

Watch the 7 billion series by National Geographic!

 

Sustainable economies focus on meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. - photo from visit in a family of 11, living below the poverty line of in Dakar, Senegal.

Sustainable economies focus on meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. The question is not if to develop them but how to do so  – A photograph from my visit in a family of 11, living below the poverty line in Dakar, Senegal.

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Has “the positive action” been sparked? How do we make sure there is a safe place in this world for 360,000 people born each single day to join us? And do we even make sure?

Going back to a simpler life is not a step backward. It is stepping forward to face the greatest of all challenges – our future 👭👬👭👬👭

Make conscious choices, spark the discussion, be the voice of change in your own community.

 

Find out more about the global statistics on World Bank and Population Reference Bureau

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