How We Got to 7 Billion Humans on Earth

 
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    December 2, 2011 at 5:20 am

    There are 7 billion people in the world now. 7 BILLION. That’s a huge number. Did you know that 200 years ago there were only 1 billion people on the planet? That can only mean one thing: we’ve been doing a lot of banging over the past 200 years. Like, a LOT. But the exploding human population isn’t all fun and games. Humans use a massive amount of natural resources, and at the current rate we’re going, there’s not going to be enough to last. Check out this awesome infographic detailing the facts and figures surrounding the human population reaching the 7 billion mark.

    7 billion people population infographic

    (via MastersDegreeOnline.org)

     
     
     
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