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Beyond Malthus Nineteen Dimensions of the Population Problem

By: Lester Brown, Gary Gardner and Brian Halweil
167 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Earthscan
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Examines the impacts of population growth on 19 global resources and services, including food, fresh water, fisheries, jobs, education, income and health.

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The population challenge; grain production; fresh water; biodiversity; energy; oceanic fish catch; jobs; infectious disease; cropland; forests; housing; climate change; materials; urbanization; protected natural areas; education; waste; conflict; meal production; income; the emergence of demographic fatigue.

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Biography

Lester R. Brown is founder, president, and a senior researcher at the Worldwatch Institute. The senior author of the Institute's two annuals, State of the World and Vital Signs, he is perhaps best known for his pioneering work on the concept of environmentally sustainable development. Gary Gardner is a senior researcher at the Institute and has written on agriculture, waste, and materials issues for the annual State of the World report, World Watch magazine, and other Institute publications. Brian Halweil is a staff researcher and writes on issues related to food and agriculture, HIV/AIDS, cigarettes, and biotechnology.
By: Lester Brown, Gary Gardner and Brian Halweil
167 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Earthscan
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'...a useful text as a basis for student seminars and discussion.' John C Bowman. (Biologist (2001))
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