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Growing Populations, Changing Landscapes: Studies from India, China, and the United States

National Academy of Sciences

Published July 28th 2009
ISBN : 9781280184635
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299 pages
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In 1999 the worlds population reached 6 billion, after doubling in only 40 years. This unprecedented rate of growth, which could have alarming effects on the environment, have renewed the debate about the future prospects for human societies. Growing Populations, Changing Landscapes explores the relations among population growth, consumption patterns, and land use change in six study regions and identifies issues that will illuminate the principal forces driving the observed changes.