Californians for Population Stabilization notes threat of population growth to environment
World Population Day on July 11 Acknowledges Our Most Serious Problem
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World Population Day is an annual event, observed on July 11, to raise awareness of the problems of overpopulation and continuing population growth. It grew out of the public interest in Five Billion Day on July 11, 1987, the approximate date on which the global population reached five billion people. Less than a quarter century later, world population will reach 7 billion on October 31 this year, according to United Nations population projections.