zero population growth

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zero population growth

[′zir·ō ′päp·yə‚lā·shən ‚grōth]
(ecology)
A theory which advocates that there be no increase in population, that each person replace only oneself, and that birth control be practiced in all nations.
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Boumedienne spoke just as European and Western birth rates plunged below zero population growth.
As Table 2 shows, while Kerala has the potential to add 59% to the population from the time of replacement-level fertility to zero population growth, India (which is expected to reach replacement-level fertility by 2019) has a further growth potential of 34% only.
environmental organizations, only three advocate for restricting immigration, and Tanton served as the president of one of them before it changed its name from Zero Population Growth to Population Connection.
Currently, the rural provinces account for virtually all of Chinese population growth, while the wealthy provinces of Shanghai and Beijing effectively produce zero population growth.
Seager is the CEO of Population Connection, which was formerly called Zero Population Growth.
Despite declines over the last several decades in the annual global population growth rate and near zero population growth in several countries, the number of humans is still increasing by 1.
He was an environmental advocate long before green went mainstream, practicing yoga, defending Greenpeace and championing the idea of zero population growth.
And they said, "Well, the fertility between 1965 and 1984 dropped 25 percent," owing to the zero population growth and Roe v.
They believe in zero population growth minus at least 50%.
The Zero Population Growth people mean well, I'm sure, but I notice that everybody who subscribes to their movement has already been born.
we probably need to be aiming at zero population growth, but it's not going to deliver emission reductions on anything like the timescale we need.
Graeme Hugo, Professor of the Department of Geographical and Environmental Studies and Director of the National Centre for Social Applications of Geographic Information Systems at the University of Adelaide, says the world needs to move to zero population growth.