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Population explosion by Ewan McLeish

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Published by Rosen Central in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Overpopulation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementEwan McLeish.
SeriesCan the earth survive?
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB871 .M3263 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22796211M
ISBN 109781435853560, 9781435854888, 9781435854895
LC Control Number2008052472

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The Book That Incited a Worldwide Fear of Overpopulation ‘The Population Bomb’ made dire predictions—and triggered a wave of repression around the world. POPULATION EXPLOSION INTRODUCTION: Population explosion is condition where an organisms numbers exceeds carrying capacity of its is a curse and is damaging to the development of the country and its developing countries already facing lack in their resourses,and with the rapidly increasing population,the resourses available per person,further leading to increased poverty. The Population Explosion vividly describes how the Earth's population, growing by 95 million people a year, is rapidly depleting the planet's resources, resulting in famine, global warming, acid rain, and other major problems. Paul and Anne Ehrlich also clearly and concisely point to immediate action that will lessen the threat of ruin and begin to build a more peaceful, sane, and secure world.5/5(1).   No one was more influential — or more terrifying, some would say — than Paul R. Ehrlich, a Stanford University biologist. His book, “The Population Bomb,” sold in the millions with a.

Causes of the explosion: the demographic transition. The cause of, first, the acceleration and, then, the deceleration in population growth is the modern demographic transition: an increasingly growing group of countries has experienced a transition from relatively high to low birth and death rates, or is still in the process of experiencing by:   Modern Population Growth In the late 20th cent., a major population difference arose in the comparative growth rates of the developed (%) and developing (%) nations. Africa's annual growth rate is now about %, compared to % for Asia, % in Latin America, and % in Europe. Suggested Citation:"The Population Explosion, Implosion, and Displosion." National Research Council. Food-People Balance: Proceedings of the Symposium Sponsored by the National Academy of Engineering at the Sixth Annual Meeting. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / ×. The rapid growth of the world's population over the past one hundred years results from a difference between the rate of birth and the rate of death. The human popula-tion will increase by 1 billion people in the next decade. This is like adding the whole population of China to the world's population. The growth in human population around the.

The world population has grown tremendously over the past 2, years. In , the world population passed the six-billion mark. By February , the official world population had jumped over the seven-billion mark to an estimated billion, according to Worldometers, a world statics website operated by an international team of developers, researchers, and : Matt Rosenberg. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ehrlich, Paul R. Population bomb. New York, Ballantine Books [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. The Population Explosion vividly describes how the Earth's population, growing by 95 million people a year, is rapidly depleting the planet's resources, resulting in famine, global warming, acid Paul and Anne Ehrlich also clearly and concisely point to immediate action that will lessen the threat of ruin and begin to build a more peaceful, sane.   Edited by Yoichi Funabashi, chairman of the Asia Pacific Initiative and former editor-in-chief at the Asahi Shimbun, the book is a collaboration between 14 authors, 13 contributors, and 23 interviewees across business, academia, and public service. It traces the evolution of Japan’s low birthrate and the accompanying aging of the population.