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Links to Websites Relating to:
A good site to explore the concept of exponential
A great source site on population issues is the American Humanist Association Humanist Social Issues links and resources on HUMAN P0PULATION GROWTH
Another source of links and info. The
Population Problem by Johan Windmuller.
Interesting Facts about Population Growth Mathematical Models
Caldwell, John C. 1997. "Reaching
a Stationary Global Population: What We Have Learn't and What We Must Do,"
Health Transition Review, Supplement to V. 7, pp. 37-42.
has a good comprehensive white paper on global
The Population Reference Bureau provides "timely and objective information on population." This is a very good site on
population. The PRB provides classroom materials for primary and secondary education and advertises jobs and
internships in the population and family planning field.
The National Library for the Environment page on population is a link through the home page of the
Committee for the
National Institute for the Environment (CNIE). The population page is quite good. Don't miss the
US government slide
show on strategies for enhancing food security. The slide show presents in text and graphics definition of food security,
the extent of food insecurity, long term outlook for food security, causes of food insecurity, and summarizes FAO and
IFPRI strategies to solving the problem. Particularly compelling are the short case histories of the results of implementing
some of the suggested strategies in various countries. Don't miss the impressive
listing of women in development
particularly FAO reports.
This FAO country profile of
Bangladesh, is part of FAO's series on Asia's women in agriculture, environment and rural
production. You can link to similar country profiles from this page to Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Nepal,
Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam. You can also link to the FAO page on gender and food security issues in
People & the Planet is jointly sponsored by the UN Population Fund, the World Conservation Union, the Worldwide Fund
for Nature International, the International Planned Parenthood Federation, and the Swedish Development Co-operation
Agency. People & the Planet publishes quarterly magazines on special topics related to food, population, agriculture,
development, consumption and other issues of relevance to this class. Check out the link to previous issues of People &
the Planet online and find an issue devoted to population.
At this US Census site, you can get population pyramids for any country in the world. At this US Census site, you can get
summary census data for any country in the world.
Zero Population Growth is a national nonprofit organization working to slow population growth and achieve a sustainable
balance between the Earth's people and its resources. ZPG's education and advocacy programs aim to influence public
policies, attitudes, and behavior on national and global population issues and related concerns. You can find links to
academic institutions and centers and organizations focusing on demography, development and the empowerment of
women, population and the environment, family planning, and population resources.