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Old 06-19-2008, 11:40 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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WASHINGTON -- The world's population will reach 7 billion in 2012, even as the global community struggles to satisfy its appetite for natural resources, according to a new government projection.

There are 6.7 billion people in the world today. The United States ranks third, with 304 million, behind China and India, according to projections released Thursday by the Census Bureau.

Newsmax.com - World Population to Hit 7 Billion in 2012 (http://www.newsmax.com/us/world_population/2008/06/19/105987.html - broken link)
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