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First Place
Liz O. Baylen
Los Angeles Times

Second Place
Rick Loomis
Los Angeles Times

Third Place
McKenna Ewen
The Minneapolis Star Tribune

Award of Excellence
Almudena Toral
Freelance for TIME Magazine and The New York Times

Second Place
Rick Loomis (with Liz O. Baylen, Albert Lee, Ken Weiss, Jeff Amlotte, Colin Baylen, Ann Simmons, Mary Cooney)
Los Angeles Times

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After remaining stable for most of human history, the world's population has exploded over the last two centuries. The boom is not over: The biggest generation in history is just entering its childbearing years. The coming wave will reshape the planet, and the impact will be greatest in the poorest, most unstable countries. The great challenge facing humanity is how it will feed more than 9 billion people by midcentury -- without destroying Earth and its already diminished resources.



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