Managing Planet Earth: Perspectives on Population, Ecology, and the Law

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1.1 Projected world average annual rates of growth and doubling time, by region and level of development: 1990-1995 7
3.1 Estimates on carrying capacities of the earth85
FIGURES
1.1 A fundamental principle of population of population ecology5
1.2 Growth curve for human population, past and projected6
1.3 Carrying capacity and environment resistance9
1.4 The S-shaped curve12
1.5 The J-shaped curve13
1.6 Population of Africa, Europe, Latin America, North America, and U.S.S.R., 1800 to 198715
1.7 The three phases of populations17
1.8 Total U.S. population, 1900 to 1987, and projected to 202518
1.9 U.S. population growth rates, 1960 to 198719

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