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Population Growth

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Coverage of population growth since November 5, 2021.

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Lethbridge area ‘bucking the trend' with larger population growth than much of Alberta

"...According to the Annual Demographics Estimates released Thursday, the population of the Lethbridge CMA (Census Metropolitan Area) grew by 0. 9 per cent from July 1, 2020 to July 1, 2021. The CMA, which includes the city, Lethbridge County and the towns within it, had a population of 130,027..."

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Statistics Canada says economy grew 0.8 per cent in October, sees gain in November

"...The Canadian economy kept up its streak of monthly gains in October and appears to have done so again in November, which has left total economic activity within a statistical inch of where it was before COVID-19 hit..."

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Major intersection upgrades announced for Niverville

"..."Our government is committed to working with municipalities and listening to Manitobans in supporting projects that will improve road safety and provide economic benefits to communities," says Schuler. "Niverville has one of the highest population growth rates in the province and the need for increased infrastructure will enhance quality of life and strengthen commercial and residential sectors in the area. "..."

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Group calls for moratorium on new development in Sooke

"...Transition Sooke fears town can’t meet its greenhouse gas emission guidelines Kevin LairdDec. 15, 2021 3:00 p. m..."

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Climate change not the main driver of Madagascar food crisis, scientists find

"...After many years of below-average rainfall, southern Madagascar is experiencing a severe drought, which has pushed more than one million people into food insecurity. The World Food Programme has called the situation an “emergency” and warned that the drought “could spur the world’s first climate-change famine”..."

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Next Open Dialogue Live to explore sustainable food production systems and food insecurity

"...Zero Hunger, one of 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), aims to end hunger and achieve food security and improved nutrition by the year 2030 while promoting sustainable agriculture..."

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NPD push the ante up in annual ask from city as caseloads climb

"...Citing rising calls for service, steady population growth in the Heritage city and an understaffed Nelson Police Department (NPD) roster of constables, the city’s top cop stepped up to the city council bar and asked for more — city council screenshotThe business of policing in Nelson could be going up in the new year..."

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Ontario government should toll new highways to relieve traffic congestion : op-ed

"...The Ford government is pressing ahead with a series of highway expansions in the Greater Toronto Area. Given the population growth in the region and failure to allow enough housing within the City of Toronto to accommodate the influx of newcomers, it’s not surprising that highway expansions are a major component of the province’s transportation plans. Toronto must grow upwards and/or outwards..."

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Housing minister disappointed after Hamilton city council votes against expanding urban boundary

"...Last Friday Hamilton city councillor's voted down a huge expansion to the city's urban boundary. The expansion was proposed by the provincial government as a way to deal with population growth. Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Steve Clark joined us to discuss the decision..."

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LETTER: Harrison Mills a bastion of nature

"...Progress and human population growth will happen, but look to the protection of the environment and its ecosystems. Don’t touch the Elbow Creek riparian area. Turn it into a designated regional or provincial eco park..."

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Enrolment trends up at UCDSB

"...BROCKVILLE, Ontario – The dip in student enrolment at the Upper Canada District School board due to the COVID-19 pandemic has not only recovered but begun a positive upward trend..."

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Almost 30,000 fewer Montrealers are registered to vote than in 2017, but advance turnout way up

"...Despite the reported flood of people leaving for the suburbs in the last few years, Quebec's statistical office found that population growth in Montreal simply slowed to much lower levels, namely 2. 3 per cent in 2019-2020..."

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"...How will a change in an ecosystem affect energy flow, nutrient cycling, population growth, or community structure? ..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about population growth relevant to the latest news.

Understanding Sustainable Agriculture

"...Globally, food and agricultural production systems are confronted with unprecedented problems due to the increased demand for food due to population growth, increased hunger and malnutrition, unfavourable climate change consequences, overexploitation of natural resources, loss of biodiversity and food loss and waste..."

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The Role of Food Web Interactions in Multispecies Fisheries Management: Bio-economic Analysis of Salmon, Herring and Grey Seal

"...This paper developed an age-structured multispecies bio-economic model that includes the food web relations of the grey seal, salmon, and herring, along with salmon and herring fisheries in the Baltic Sea..."

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Land use land cover modeling using optimized machine learning classifiers: a case study of Shiraz, Iran

"...It should be noticed that recent droughts caused by global climate change and, on the other hand, population growth have increased the rate of urbanization in Iran..."

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Water?Food?Energy Nexus in the Context of Climate Change: Developing a Water Security Index for Water Resource Management in Vi

"...Study results to deliver a comprehensive review of water, food, and energy nexus in Vietnam and to propose using water security index and coupled water?energy?food modeling for better water resources management plans in the context of climate change..."

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Managing food at urban level through water?energy?food nexus in India: A way towards holistic sustainable development

"...The study identified six parameters under two categories, namely city region food systems (urban/peri-urban agriculture, green roof technology, urban farmers market) and managing food wastes (reducing food wastes, compost from waste, energy from wastes)..."

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Strategies and scenarios to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emission in the urban, rural and sustainable neighbourhoods

"...The building sector has become a major source of worldwide carbon emissions and energy consumption because of rapid population growth and a continuous environmental strain caused by humanity..."

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Resilience Through Systems Thinking for Water Infrastructure

"...Infrastructure problems are often approached through siloed solutions to address a singular service: water supply, pollution control and stormwater diversion..."

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Redistribution of the lizardfish Harpadon nehereus in coastal waters of China due to climate change

"...Climate change has the potential to greatly alter species distributions and threatens biodiversity in marine ecosystems..."

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Indices based assessment of built-up density and urban expansion of fast growing Surat city using multi-temporal Landsat data s

"...The population growth in urban areas leads to the expansion of built-up area which leads to a number of serious problems like environmental pollution, destruction of urban ecology, climatic modification etc..."

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The Impact of Public Expenditure on Economic Growth of Provinces and Cities in the Southern Key Economic Zone of Vietnam: Bayes

"...In addition, the article also shows that foreign direct investment, and the population growth rate of provinces and cities have a positive impact on the economic growth of SKEZ..."

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