TITLE

Population's Paul Revere?

AUTHOR(S)
Durlin, Marty
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
High Country News;5/26/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the life and career of Frosty Wooldridge, frontliner in creating a sustainable and functioning planet for the future. His advocacy to spread the word about overpopulation is incorporated in a list of goals such as presenting free programs to colleges and anyone who asks for it, riding a bicycle across seven continents and writing books. In his bicycle tour, he has seen the consequences that a lot of people are suffering due to unsustainable and unviable population growth. He asserts that to control overpopulation due to immigration, one must secure the porous border across countries. However, this elicits comments from experts who dispute that effective reproductive education, gender inequality and poverty and not border control are the keys to overpopulation.
ACCESSION #
32602750

 

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