Suburban population growth in the U.S. is still on the rise, but new trends show that those suburbs closest to urban cores and those farthest away are driving the growth.
May 2, 2011 USA Today
Would you believe its Olive Branch, Mississippi? Since 1990, the Memphis suburb has grown an astonishing 838 percent.
Apr 29, 2011 The Commercial Appeal
This interactive visualization presents population data and projections for the world's 590 most populated, showing how their populations compare to one another over time.
Apr 25, 2011 Visualizing
The National Journal has created a large, zoomable map of the world showing the footprint of humanity on the Earth.
Apr 18, 2011 National Journal
Stray chickens have overrun many parts of New Orleans since it was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Apr 14, 2011 The New Orleans Times-Picayune
States are rowing in population, but not necessarily in terms of their economies. This post from <em>The Atlantic</em> explores why this presumed relationship isn't actually occurring.
Apr 5, 2011 The Atlantic
As population growth and climate change set in, cities in developing countries will face major shortages of freshwater. A new report looks at how those cities could be affected and what preventive steps they should start taking.
Apr 2, 2011 Grist
An urban renaissance is underway in Oakland, where a population surge and a fleet of trendy shops has revived parts of a formerly crime-ridden city.
Mar 21, 2011 Los Angeles Times
As California's coastal counties see less growth in 2010 Census figures, the state's inland areas could become bigger players in politics.
Mar 13, 2011 The Sacramento Bee
The San Francisco Bay Area has seen its smallest rate of growth in the state's history, according to data from the 2010 Census.
Mar 11, 2011 The Contra Costa Times