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ERIC Number: ED049992
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-Jan-9
Pages: 133
Abstractor: N/A
Population Growth: Crisis and Challenge.
Beaton, John R., Ed.; Doberenz, Alexander R., Ed.
The proceedings of this first annual symposium on population growth considers the consequences of this growth, along with possible means of regulation. Topics of speeches include: Population Outlook in Asia (Irene Taeuber); Malnutrition is a Problem of Ecology (Paul Gyorgy); The Leisure Explosion (E. H. Storey); Effects of Pollution on Population Growth (Dean Abrahamson); Fertility Reduction...(Robert McLaughlin); The Role of the Federal Government in Population Research (Jerry Combs, Jr.); and, Pregnancy Detection and Community Outreach (Ronald Pion). Two panel discussions, involving the speakers and audience, concern: the effects of pollution on humans, their quality of life, and the earth; levels of population capable of being sustained, and at what cost; future food supply; voluntary vs. legally prescribed population control, etc. A list of selected references conclude the report. The proceedings of the second annual symposium are reported in SO 001 170. (JLB)
College of Human Biology, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, Wisconsin ($1.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
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Sponsor: Lilly (Eli) and Co., Indianapolis, IN.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Green Bay. Coll. of Human Biology.