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Sustainable Society:  A society that balances the environment, other life forms, and human interactions over an indefinite time period.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Human Population through History
1 A.D. to 2020

John H. Tanton
1995*

(Each dot represents 1 million people)

1 A.D. -- 150 
million 1350 -- 300 
million
1700 -- 600 
million 1800 -- 900 
million
1900 -- 1.6 
billion 1950 -- 2.4 
billion
1985 -- 5 
billion 2020 -- 8 billion

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Courtesy of the Social Contract Press.
* Maps are from an article by Dr. John H. Tanton, "End of the Migration Epoch," reprinted by The Social Contract, Vol IV, No 3 and Vol. V, No. 1, 1995.
See original at < http://www.thesocialcontract.com/pdf/four-three/epoch.pdf  >.

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