HANS ROSLING

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94%VideoJan 2014

Will saving poor children lead to overpopulation?

(3:32) Swedish public health expert Hans Rosling explains a common misunderstanding about population growth - that saving the lives of poor children in developing countries will lead to population growth.

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93%VideoMay 2012

Hans Rosling: Do some religions have a higher birth rate than others?

(13:21) Swedish statistician Hans Rosling speaking at the TEDxSummit in Doha, Qatar, reaches some surprising conclusions about global population trends.

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93%VideoSep 2015

Hans Rosling: Don't trust news to understand the world

(2:18) Swedish professor schools journalist on the how the media fail to report the big picture.

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92%VideoMar 2011

Hans Rosling and his magic washing machine

(9:16) What was the greatest invention of the industrial revolution?

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92%VideoSep 2013

Hans Rosling on the link between population growth and climate change

(3:19) Using only a few LEGO blocks, Swedish statistician Hans Roslin describes how world population, wealth distribution and CO2 emissions are related.

91%VideoSep 2010

TED Talks - How to control global population growth

(10:16) Swedish Professor of International Health Hans Rosling puts forward a counter-intuitive argument, that decreasing child mortality rate by increasing living standards in the developing world, will reduce world population growth.

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91%VideoApr 2015

Why don't boat refugees just fly instead

(2:55) Swedish professor Hans Rosling explains why refugees choose to pay more for a ride in dangerous boats across the Mediterranean, rather than just fly and apply for asylum when you land.

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88%VideoMar 2013

Hans Rosling: Debunking myths with the best stats you've ever seen

(20:35) To get a better understanding of what's going on, data is always necessary. Swedish medical doctor and statistician Hans Rosling shows how by animating data on global issues, clear trends emerge.

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87%VideoApr 2010

Hans Rosling describes the world with LEGO

(3:52) Hans Rosling, Professor of International Health at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, illustrates the changing relationship between the west and the rest of the world.

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87%VideoDec 2010

Hans Rosling: Reducing child mortality, why it's so important

(16:06) More kids, fewer people? On the surface it may seem counter-intuitive, but reducing child mortality will stabalise population. Swedish Professor of International Health Hans Rosling explains the research using his trademark animated stats.

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