Our crowded planet, essays on the pressures of population. Sponsored by the Conservation Foundation.


[1st ed.].. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1962.

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Subjects Population -- Essays.
Population.
Description 240 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date 1962.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents part 1. Population pressures on man's natural environment: Man as a member of a biological community / Marston Bates -- The law of population increase / Charles G. Darwin -- The American environment / Paul B. Sears -- Overpopulation and genetic selection / Frederick H. Osborn -- The population explosion and the natural environment / Frank Fraser Darling -- part 2. Population pressures on economic and political trends: Population increase and economic development / Eugene R. Black -- Industrial growth in the twentieth century / Earle L. Rauber -- Mankind's supply of food / Lord Boyd Orr -- Environmental planning for an increased population / Solly Zuckerman -- Overpopulation and the new nations / Henry Steele Commager -- Population pressures and peace / Grenville Clark -- The menace of overpopulation / Arnold J. Toynbee -- part 3. Population pressures on specific areas: The promise of agriculture in the less developed lands / Walter C. Lowdermilk -- India's dilemma / M.C. Chagla -- Japan's solution / Chikao Honda -- Latin America's prospects / Enrique Beltran -- part 4. The population problem and religion: A Roman Catholic speaks / Rev. Robert I. Gannon -- A Protestant's view / Rt. Rev. James A. Pike -- part 5. Population pressures on morals and ethics: A naturalist looks at overpopulation / Joseph Wood Krutch -- The good life / AndreĢ Maurois -- Too many people! / Julian Huxley.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)58468743
(OCoLC)ocm58468743
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Osborn, Fairfield, 1887-1969,
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