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As the world turns

You can blame ample Facebook procrastination time for this latest discovery of mine (actually, I feel a bit late to the game – according to a quick Google search, this site has been around for at least 4 years now).

As you may have heard, world population surpassed the 7 billion mark last month (though this contrasts with other projections, like that of the US Census).

The clock sources its data from numerous databases, including the World Health Organization, CIA Factbook, and the US Census Bureau, among others. The constant ticking of the numbers is quite unsettling – it has the effect (probably intended) of making you want to just say STOP and hit the pause button.

But I guess that’s the point. Changes on the planet are happening all around us even if we don’t see it. And it’s not exactly like there is a big pause button…

So while I don’t want to dampen anyone’s spirits with these stats, I think it’s worthwhile to pass this site along to others in order to give some more tangibility to issues of deforestation, energy consumption, and illnesses – things that the majority of us are lucky not to have to see on a daily basis.

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