7 Billion Humans

Randy’s photographs from around the world dealing with population issues ran in the January edition of National Geographic magazine.
Population 7 Billion

There will soon be seven billion people on the planet. By 2045 global population is projected to reach nine billion. Can the planet take the strain?

This photo is of Crowds in the Dharavi Slums train station just outside the airport in Mumbai. These are the largest slums in the world. The world bank is trying to work out an arrangement where all of these squatters will get about twice the space they have now in new buildings, but it is complicated.