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The population bomb

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Published by Pan Books in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Paul R. Ehrlich
LC ClassificationsHB875
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 141 pages ;
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26333655M
ISBN 100345021398
ISBN 109780345021397

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Paul Ralph Ehrlich (born May 29, ) is an American biologist, best known for his warnings about the consequences of population growth and limited resources. He is the Bing Professor of Population Studies of the Department of Biology of Stanford University and president of Stanford's Center for Conservation Biology.. Ehrlich became well known for his controversial book The Population Doctoral advisor: C. D. Michener. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. In , the best-seller “The Population Bomb,” written by Paul and Anne Ehrlich (but credited solely to Paul) warned of the perils of overpopulation: mass starvation, societal upheaval, environmental deterioration. The book was criticized at the time for painting an overly dark picture of the future. But while not all of the Ehrlich’s dire predictions have come to pass, the world’s. An expert in population biology, ecology, evolution, and behavior, Ehrlich has published more than articles and scientific papers. He is perhaps best known for his environmental classic The Population Bomb (). Paul Ehrlich and his wife Anne began working together shortly after their marriage in /5(7).

Mar 22,  · Fifty years after the publication of his controversial book The Population Bomb, biologist Paul Ehrlich warns overpopulation and overconsumption are driving us over the edge. Jun 01,  · In , a book by a Stanford biologist predicted doom for the planet in coming decades. Whatever became of the population bomb? the book in a few weeks of evenings. Although the pub-lisher insisted on a single author, it was from the beginning a joint effort. And the publisher exercised his right to select the title; our preference was Population, Resources, and Environment. Reaction to the Population Bomb The book has been seen, at the very least to some on the lunatic. Oct 23,  · The concern then was that a population bomb would tip the world into chaos. In , the release of Paul Ehrlich’s best-selling book The Population Bomb and his multiple appearances on the “Tonight Show” helped spread fears that our planet could not sustain itself. Population concerns were already percolating, and Americans soon flocked.