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Population 6 Billion.

Discusses problems creating by the growing human population, which surpassed the 6 billion mark in 1999. Covers topics such as poverty, illiteracy, the toll on the environment, and water, food and other resource shortages. Addresses the grim realities of life in third-world nations while discussing population control initiatives in Vietnam, Uganda, and Mexico that include family planning, HIV/AIDS testing and counseling, sex education, and efforts to improve the economic status of women. Produced, written and edited by Sam Shinn and Jonathan Silvers. 1999. 58 min.