During my historically insignificant lifetime of six decades, the population of Australia has increased 275% from 8 million to 22 million. (source)
Ethiopia, despite it's frequent reliance on overseas food aid, has, during the same period enlarged it's population 600% from 15 million to 90 million. (source)
Now honestly, who amongst all the intelligent people of the world including world leaders really believe this trend can continue unabated?
When will we realise that our monumental achievements during the 20th century in disease prevention and treatment (sanitation, vaccination and antibiotics) need to be counterbalanced by fertility control.
Or are we, like rabbits, just waiting until a human equivalent of myxomatosis re-establishes the balance of nature?