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Friday, March 11, 2011

David Attenborough; David Attenborough’s speech to the RSA on population; Population: The elephant in the room;

The broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has become a patron of a group seeking to cut the growth in human population.
On joining the Optimum Population Trust, Sir David said growth in human numbers was "frightening".
Sir David has been increasingly vocal about the need to reduce the number of people on Earth to protect wildlife.
The Trust, which accuses governments and green groups of observing a taboo on the topic, say they are delighted to have Sir David as a patron.

- David Attenborough warns on population

- Population: The elephant in the room

- Sir David Attenborough insists we must tackle growth by contraception

- Population Matters

Monday, February 21, 2011

Overpopulation; Family Planning; Planet could be 'unrecognizable' by 2050, experts say;

..."Population experts, meanwhile, called for more funding for family planning programs to help control the growth in the number of humans, especially in developing nations.
"For 20 years, there's been very little investment in family planning, but there's a return of interest now, partly because of the environmental factors like global warming and food prices," said Bongaarts."...

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- Family Planning