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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As for Zero Population Growth, the organization has changed its name and now teaches schoolchildren more about conservation than population.
In 1996, the United Nations forecast zero population growth for the world as a whole by 2040 with population peaking at 7.
They also believed strongly in zero population growth and used drastic means, including infanticide, to achieve it.
Grantees include the NARAL Foundation, Planned Parenthood, the National Abortion Federation, Zero Population Growth, the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice and the National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association.
Zero Population Growth (ZPG), an advocacy group based in Washington, D.
The document contains 10 activities that are a sample of the more than 100 activities available in 5 Zero Population Growth (ZPG) teaching kits and activity books.
Sponsored by the group Zero Population Growth, the message stands for "Year of 6 Billion.
He also assesses the major changes in the traditional extended Italian family, the spread of women's emancipation and equality, secularization, the problems associated with an aging society, a zero population growth, and sexual liberation.
Resistance, even hostility, have long marked the attitude of Catholics toward groups like Zero Population Growth.
The "mid-size" city, for example, comes out smelling like a rose in two studies by the Zero Population Growth (ZPG) organization, which has developed "tests" for child stress and environmental stress.
Replacement level is when couples just replace themselves in the next generation--at today's mortality rates that means an average of slightly more than two children per family--leading eventually to zero population growth.
What I worry about is that when you talk about zero population growth and that sort of thing you are really talking about a sort of stopped time, where the whole process of evolution gets called into question.