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Population Growth: We're Heeeeeeere

By February 8, 2013

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Naturalist David Attenborough ruffled a few feathers in the human world when he declared that we humans are "a plague on the Earth," largely due to our out-of-control population growth.

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But is he right? Or are fears of human population growth simply alarmist whinnying? Some people measure our impact by the number of human deaths attributable to overpopulation -- but there are other issues at stake.

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