The population explosion

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Simon and Schuster, 1990 - Political Science - 320 pages
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Paul Ehrlich's landmark 1968 bestseller, The Population Bomb, warned against the catastrophic consequences of unchecked population growth. In The Population Explosion, he demonstrates that the environmental and demographic crises he predicted have now arrived.

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User Review  - Donald Ball - Goodreads

This is a followup to Population Bomb published back in the late 60s. The only difference between the two is more up-to-date data, and a subtle built-in, "I told you so." If any politician had any ... Read full review

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User Review  - Craig - Goodreads

Well-researched... as a book I'll give it 4 stars... but the thesis is a load of crap so it averages to 2. Read full review


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Paul R. Ehrlich is Bing Professor of Population Studies and professor of biological sciences at Stanford University. The author of "Human Natures," "The Population Bomb," and many other books, as well as hundreds of papers, he is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a recipient of numerous international honors, including the Crafoord Prize, an explicit substitute for the Nobel Prize in fields of science in which the latter is not given.
Anne H. Ehrlich is affiliated with Stanford's Department of Biological Sciences and Center for C6onservation Biology. She has served on the board of the Sierra Club and other conservation organizations, has coauthored more than ten books with her husband (including" One with Nineveh"), and is a recipient of the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement and the United Nations Environment Programme\Sasakawa Environment Prize.

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