Saturday, June 02, 2007

I'm posting this embarrassingly after-the-fact, but it's worth contemplating.

Mayday 23: World Population Becomes More Urban Than Rural

There's no big countdown billboard or sign in Times Square to denote it, but Wednesday, May 23, 2007, represents a major demographic shift, according to scientists from North Carolina State University and the University of Georgia: For the first time in human history, the earth’s population will be more urban than rural.

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