World Population Day is celebrated every year on July 11th. It is a day to raise awareness about the world’s growing population and the challenges that it poses. The day was first celebrated in 1989, and it is now observed by countries all over the world.
The world’s population has been growing rapidly in recent years. In 1950, the global population was just over 2.5 billion people. By 2023, it is expected to reach 8 billion people. This rapid growth is putting a strain on our planet’s resources, such as food, water, and energy. It is also leading to environmental problems, such as climate change and deforestation.
World Population Day is an important opportunity to learn about these challenges and to take action to address them.
There are many things that we can do to help, such as:
• Educating ourselves about population growth and its impact on the environment.
• Supporting family planning programs.
• Making sustainable choices in our daily lives, such as reducing our consumption of resources and choosing renewable energy sources.
• Voting for political leaders who are committed to addressing population growth.
By taking action on these issues, we can help to ensure a sustainable future for our planet and for all of its inhabitants.
Here are some additional facts about World Population Day that CBSE school students may find interesting:
• The world’s population is expected to reach 9.7 billion people by 2050 and 11.2 billion people by 2100.
• India is projected to become the world’s most populous country by 2023, surpassing China.
• Africa is the continent with the fastest-growing population.
• Women in developing countries are more likely to have unplanned pregnancies than women in developed countries.
• Family planning is one of the most effective ways to reduce population growth.
World Population Day is a reminder that we all have a role to play in ensuring a sustainable future for our planet. By learning about the challenges of population growth and taking action to address them, we can make a difference.
The task for the Students:
1. Write an essay about Population Growth and its Impact on the environment.
2. Write a Poem about World Population
3. Create a Drawing about World Population.