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Man"s population predicament.

Man"s population predicament.

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Published by Population Reference Bureau in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


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SeriesPopulation bulletins
The Physical Object
Pagination40p.
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14159776M

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Complacency concerning this component of man’s predicament is unjustified and counterproductive. The interlocking crises in population, resources, and environment have been the focus of countless papers, dozens of prestigious symposia, and a growing avalanche of books. The man who lays claim to having invented the phrase “getting old before getting rich”, in the early s, is Wu Cangping, an academic at the Population and Development Research Centre at.

Let’s deal with America’s immediate population predicament. Americans pursue their daily tasks without understanding the ramifications of adding another million people in 25 years and doubling to million people within 70 to 80 years. The State of California alone .   The survey, which was conducted by Pew Research, asked adults if they had read a book in any format. The number of people who answered "yes" Author: Erin Blakemore.


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Estimated at half a billion inworld population reached 2 billion in4 billion inand is projected to be about 6 billion in Most of today's rapid growth is occurring among people living in less developed countries where the post-World War II gap between high birth rates and falling death rates has only recently begun to by: 6.

Following the publication of The Population Bomb inthe new predicament of overpopulation was inducted into our gruesome mob of predicaments. World leaders snapped to attention, contemplated their options, realized that promoting population control was political suicide, and chose to step around the messy issue/5.

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