"If the world's population were reduced to 100, it would look something like this..."
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The text that originated this movie was published on May 29, 1990 with the title, "State of the Village Report." It was written by Donella Meadows, who passed away in February 2000. Nowadays Sustainability Institute, through Donella's Foundation, carries on her ideas and projects. The Miniature Earth project was first published in 2001. Since then, more than two million people have seen this website.
The statistics have been updated based on specialized publications and mainly reports on the world's population provided by different resources like UN publications, PRB.org and others. Bear in mind that these are only statistics and consequently, changes might occur after a few months or only after years.