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Population, environment, and people.

National Congress on Optimum Population and Environment Chicago 1970.

Population, environment, and people.

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Population -- Congresses.,
    • Environmental policy -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • United States -- Population -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Selected papers of the first National Congress on Optimum Population and Environment, held June, 1970, in Chicago.

      StatementEdited by Noël Hinrichs for the Council on Population and Environment. Foreword by René Dubos.
      ContributionsHinrichs, Noël, ed., Council on Population and Environment.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB849 .N37 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 227 p.
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5318648M
      LC Control Number72169019

        Around billion more people will be living in cities by , projects new UN report 16 May , New York. By , two out of every three people are likely to be living in cities or other.


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