Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Sen. Gary Peters and other northern Michigan lawmakers traveled to Traverse City on Friday for a policy conference. They joined business leaders to discuss key issues affecting the region, including affordable childcare, widespread high-speed internet and more housing. Governor Whitmer said that for northern Michigan’s rural communitiesRead More →

Bald eagle population size is affected by lead poisoning, according to scientists from Cornell University’s Department of Public Health and Ecosystems. One study found that the birds ate hunters’ hunting ammunition, reducing their population growth by 4-6%. For the study, published in the Journal of Wildlife Management, scientists have lookedRead More →

There were more deaths than births on Vancouver Island in 2021, but the population continued to grow thanks to the high number of people moving from other parts of the province, according to the latest growth estimates from Statistics Canada. Among the metropolitan areas for which Statistics Canada has providedRead More →

Internal Security plans to resolve the issues with the border wall gates as part of the border clean-up projects. In a cove near Douglas, metal gates were ripped off their hinges by water and debris that came through the summer monsoons earlier this year. Danyelle Khmara / Arizona Daily StarRead More →

For the first time since 2016, Alaska’s population has increased, according to population estimates released Thursday by the state Department of Labor. The state’s population grew by 932 people from April 2020 to July 2021, according to the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. This 0.1% change increased theRead More →

On January 1, at the stroke of midnight, New York City welcomed its first new inhabitant of 2022: Leyla Gessel Tzunun Garcia, born at the start of the new year at Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn. With changing population and fertility trends, however, there is less competition to become theRead More →

MANILA, Philippines – The Filipino population is expected to grow by just 0.3% or 324,000 in 2021, according to the Commission on Population and Development (Popcom). Popcom, in a statement, said this annual “natural increase” is the lowest since the period between 1946 and 1947, when the population grew byRead More →

Texas gained more residents than any other state between July 2020 and July 2021, according to recent data from the US Census Bureau. With a July 2021 population of 29,527,941, the Lone Star State recorded the largest annual and cumulative numerical gain, increasing by 310,288 (1.1%) and 382,436 (1.3%) respectively.Read More →