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The Most Overpopulated Nation

Click here for a downloadable, printable PDF version by Paul R.Ehrlich and Anne H. Ehrlich This paper was originally published by NPG in January 1991. We are reprinting it eleven years later, in January 2002, with the Ehrlichs’ permission. The United States is now the third largest nation in the world, with some 285 million […]

The Plight of the Chesapeake

Click here for a downloadable, printable PDF version by Stephen Tennenbaum & Robert Costanza This is the thirteenth in a series of NPG Forum papers exploring the idea of optimum population ö what would be a desirable population size for the United States? Without any consensus even as to whether the population should be larger […]

Balancing Humans in the Biosphere: Escaping the Overpopulation Trap

Click here for a downloadable, printable PDF version by Robert Costanza This is the eighth in a series of NPG Forum papers exploring the idea of optimum population what would be a desirable population size for the United States? Without any consensus even as to whether the population should be larger or smaller, the country […]

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