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Global Population Crash Isn’t Sci-Fi Anymore (no paywall)

Global Population Crash Isn’t Sci-Fi Anymore

We used to worry about the planet getting too crowded, but there are plenty of downsides to a shrinking humanity as well.

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We used to imagine humanity populating the universe. In Isaac Asimov’s Foundation (1952), mankind has established a vast multi-planetary empire by the year 47000. “There were nearly twenty-five million inhabited planets in the Galaxy,” Asimov wrote. “The population of Trantor [the imperial capital] … was well in excess of forty billions.”

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