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Kelley, Allen C. – Journal of Economic Education, 1985
Using evidence from recent research studies, it is argued that population growth is not a major obstacle to the social and economic growth of developing nations. (RM)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Development, Economic Factors, Family Size
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McConnell, Robert – Focus, 1993
Describes the cumulative impact of rapid population growth, industrial and military activity, agriculture, and motor vehicles on California's environmental and social fabric. Discusses these problems in California as a forecast for the nation and test to consensus-based U.S. representative government. (Author/ MCO)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Air Pollution, Conservation (Environment), Ecological Factors
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Kates, Robert W. – Environment, 2000
Discusses the modern view of the impact of population and consumption on environmental degradation. Contends that the determinants of consumption and its alternative patterns are understudied topics for the emerging science of sustainability. (Contains 33 references.) (WRM)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Consumer Economics, Ecology, Economic Impact
Garrison, Lon A. – 1970
This report emphasizes man's need to understand the balance of nature in order to cease violation of this balance and, in fact, to improve the quality of life and man's place in the universe. Ecologically minded citizens in the United States will find the author's suggestions useful for solving environmental problems: 1) conceive of voluntary…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Community Action, Conservation Education, Demography
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Campbell, Martha – Focus, 1993
Population revisionists are cited as people who do not believe that global population growth is a problem. This paper presents a small sampling of responses to revisionist books and articles, primarily focused on perceived technical problems in the revisionist position as identified by demography, economics, and hard science specialists. Includes…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Crowding, Debate, Developed Nations
Liftin, Elaine – 1971
Designed as an elective course of study for grades seven through nine, this curriculum guide provides a study of the political, economic, and social aspects of ecological problems in the community, state, or nation. The focus is on the causes and effects of pollution and alternative courses of governmental and student (citizen) action. A suggested…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Behavioral Objectives, Case Studies, Conservation Education
Miami-Dade Junior Coll., FL. – 1970
An adisciplinary, general education course for students of community colleges is outlined in this document. The one-year course was developed during two workshops, attended by representatives from community colleges throughout the country. The course is structured in modules to allow for flexibility in the sequencing of course content, and to…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, College Freshmen, Community Colleges, Conservation Education
Dyer, John – Education Canada, 1984
Identifies some of the current forces influencing global change; speculates on possible ramifications of these forces for changes in a school system; and suggests what possible deterrents and inhibitors operating in large public education systems are preventing change. (SB)
Descriptors: Administrators, Bureaucracy, Communication (Thought Transfer), Educational Change
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