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Longevity: Sarah Harper at TEDxHelvetia

Sep 2012

Professor of Gerontology at Oxford University and Director of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing. Sarah explains why surprising falls in fertility across all areas of the globe will see the worlds population peak over the coming decades. Combined with extreme longevity, Sarah outlines the impact of an aging population on our society and our planet.

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