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The population explosion

Author: Paul R Ehrlich; Anne H Ehrlich
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 1991, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul R Ehrlich; Anne H Ehrlich
ISBN: 0671732943 9780671732943
OCLC Number: 23705152
Notes: "A Touchstone book."
Description: 320 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
1. Why isn't everyone as scared as we are? --
2. The one-time bonanza --
3. Critical masses --
4. Food: The ultimate resource --
5. The ecology of agriculture --
6. Global ecosystem health --
7. Population and public health --
8. Population, growthism, and national security --
9. The bang, the whimper, and the alternative --
10. Connections and solutions: I --
11. Connections and solutions: II --
12. What you can do --
Take-home messages --
Samples of letters sent to influential people --
Organizations working to solve population problems --
Books for further reading --
Appendix: Aspects of how earth works --
Notes --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Paul R. Ehrlich & Anne H. Ehrlich.

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