March 6, 2013

Humanity Is Not a Plague Upon the Earth

Alex Berezow, USA Today

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In January, David Attenborough, an internationally renowned host of nature documentaries, revealed how disconnected he is from nature. Mankind, he recentlywarned, is a "plague on the earth." He said, "Either we limit our population growth or the natural world will do it for us." Nobody told him that world population growth is already slowing in nearly every part of the world. In many countries, demographers worry more about a shrinking population than an exploding one.

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TAGGED: Demographics, Population Growth, Overpopulation, Humanity