LeDaro: How many languages are spoken in the world?

The total languages are 6,500. How these languages evolved? I don’t know the answer.The top language spoken in the world is Chinese. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Language1 Approx. numberof speakers 1. Chinese2 1,197,000,000 2. Spanish 414,000,000 3. English 335,000,000 4. Hindi 260,000,000 5. Arabic3 237,000,000 6. Portuguese 203,000,000 7. Bengali 193,000,000 8. Russian 167,000,000 9. Japanese 122,000,00010. Javanese ...

The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: Sunday Roundup: Harper Picked Chinese Pandas Over Journey of Nishiyuu Aboriginal Youth

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: This week six courageous “Journey of Nishiyuu” Aboriginal youth arrived in Ottawa after walking 1 600 kilometres from Whapmagoostui on Hudson Bay in northern Quebec. They’d hoped to meet with Prime Minister Stephen Harper. In a gesture like to further galvanize the popular view that Harper […] The post Sunday Roundup: ...

The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: Elizabeth May: Harper making Canada the North Korea of environmental law

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Green Party leader Elizabeth May says Prime Minister Stephen Harper is turning Canada into a “rogue nation” and the “North Korea of environmental law”. The Saanich-Gulf Islands MP was reacting to Thursday’s shocking revelation that the Conservative government last week quietly withdrew from yet another important international body, the United Nations […] The post Elizabeth May: ...

The Canadian Progressive: Federal Budget 2013 missed opportunity to invest in clean energy, says Pembina Institute

By: Pembina Institute | Press Release: OTTAWA — Clare Demerse, federal policy director at the Pembina Institute, made the following comments today following the release of the 2013 federal budget:  “Jim Flaherty delivered his eighth budget at a time when the federal government’s track record on the environment and climate change is under heightened scrutiny, and […] The post Federal Budget ...