Research Resources

We’ll be posting additional resources to our Twitter page all contest long. Follow us (@PopulationEd) for ongoing news and related articles associated with each of the three global challenges. All materials will be searchable using #W7B2015. You can also search for specific content using these individual global challenge hashtags: #W7Bextinction, #W7Bfarmland, #W7Beducation.

Background Readings

  • The world is in the midst of the sixth mass extinction. – Reading
  • Most of the world’s suitable farmland is already under cultivation. – Reading
  • Worldwide, 1 in 10 primary school age children and 1 in 3 secondary age children are not enrolled in school. – Reading

Further Sources for Research

  1. The world is in the midst of the sixth mass extinction.
  1. Most of the world’s suitable farmland is already under cultivation.
  1. Worldwide, 1 in 10 primary school age children and 1 in 3 secondary age children are not enrolled in school.