Science took the good bits from its recent special issue on population and squished them into this video for your viewing pleasure. Watch and learn:

Or, as seven minutes is an eternity in Twitter-time, you could just check out a few key graphics from the video:

graph: "Historic and Projected Population Growth"

graph: "U.N. Population Projections, 1950-2100"

graph: "World Population Growth, 1950-2050"

graphs: age structure diagrams

graph: "Global Decline in Fertility, 1950-2010"

This is the latest in a series of GINK videos about population and reproduction (or a lack thereof). It’s also part of Grist’s 7 Billion series.