The authors have differing perspectives on population growth. Ehrlich and Ehrlich believe
“ignored population growth,” since writing their book in 1968, is one reason “collapse now seem[s] ever more likely” (63). They suggest we can avoid collapse if we reduce our population to an “optimal number” and they reinforce the message of their book, earth has a finite capacity and a growing ...
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... provides us with information to put the “panic” over population into perspective. She addresses both the benefits and side effects of family planning and that population growth can have environmental concerns. Whether offering an opinion or presenting an academic writing or investigation, each author has left the reader with a great deal to consider in regards to the relationship between population control and a growing population.
Baird, Vanessa. “Too Many People?” New Internationalist 01 Jan. 2010:
Web. 30 Sept. 2011.
Ehrlich, Paul R., and Anne H. “The Population Bomb Revisited.” The Electronic Journal 1.3
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Furedi, Frank. “Population Control: How Can There Possibly Be Too Many of Us?” Spiked
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