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The clergyman - economist Thomas Malthus , born the year The Vicar of Wakefield was issued , published The Principle of Population in 1798. “ Population , " he asserted , “ when unchecked , increases in a geometrical ratio .
In this sense , injunctions to bring the environmental stress caused by their populations under control have ... Population cannot be taken as an isolated factor in determining environmental stress ; population numbers alone do not tell ...
This has helped to reduce the rate of population growth in the developing countries as a whole to 2.1 percent a year from a peak of just over 2.5 percent a year between 1960 and 1965. But reducing fertility to replacement level ...
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For SurvivalUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This book addresses the question: "If the development of the quarter of the world's people who are now rich has brought us all so close to the limits of sustainable living on Earth, how is the ... Read full review
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For Survival
Shridath S. Ramphal
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