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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In 1996, the United Nations forecast zero population growth for the world as a whole by 2040 with population peaking at 7.
In 1978, Tanton broke with Zero Population Growth to pursue his interest in the connection between population and immigration, and set out for Washington to found the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) - the most visible group in his network.
Pope was also Executive Director of the California League of Conservation Voters and the Political Director of Zero Population Growth.
Once known as Zero Population Growth, Population Connection is sponsoring a meeting in Eugene today as part of a national outreach effort that targets Eugene and 11 other communities with progressive reputations.
The roots of this most recent brawl at the Sierra Club go back at least 30 years, when white Protestant elites ran the country's premier environmental organization and three idealistic men worked at Paul Ehrlich's Zero Population Growth.
Zero population growth did not eventuate; indeed, Australia's population has nearly doubled in that time.
In an article about declining birthrates in the developed world, a foreign correspondent for The New York Times recently warned of "the demographic black hole of zero population growth.
The overall grade for Los Angeles was a C-minus, compared with an A-plus for Thousand Oaks, an A-minus for Pasadena and a B for Simi Valley, according to the Kid-Friendly Cities survey by Zero Population Growth, a nonprofit environmental agency based in Washington, D.
You hear a lot about zero population growth, but not a lot about actually feeding people what they want to eat.
Like Darwinian theories of evolution, like Sigmund Freud's and Alfred Kinsey's theories of human sexuality, like Margaret Meade's theories of free-love among the Trobrianders, like Paul Erlich's Zero Population Growth, the theory of global warming has yet to be proven.
The Zero Population Growth organization is circulating a "priority statement on population," which asserts: "Because of its pervasive and detrimental impact on global ecological systems, population growth threatens to overwhelm any possible gains made in improving human conditions.