On November 15, the world population crossed the symbolic threshold of eight billion people.
But on the same day, the journal Human Reproduction Update published a study, according to which male fertility is declining worldwide and accelerating.
Not enough to imagine a population decline, but a reality that raises many questions. About the reasons for this decline in the first place. Pollution and changes in lifestyle, but also certain polluting products are the main explanations for the decrease in the concentration of sperm cells in men.
And about the possible reactions to this declining fertility. Medically assisted procreation, on the rise in the Nordic countries, can it help us?