zero population growth

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zero population growth

n.
The lack of an increase in the number of individuals in a given population, occurring when the birth rate equals the death rate.

ze′ro popula′tion growth`


n.
a condition in which the population is maintained at a constant level by a balance between the number of births and deaths.
[1965–70]
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zero population growth

n. crecimiento cero de población, condición demográfica que existe en un período de tiempo determinado en el cual la población permanece estable, sin aumentar ni disminuir.
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When I was 10 in 1968 my dad helped launch Zero Population Growth, a group known both for bumper stickers that read Stop at 2 and for a display of a person's daily fair share of the world's food and energy: a bowl of gruel and a dim light bulb.
Back at the time of the first Earth Day (April 22 [Lenin's birthday], 1970), a movement called Zero Population Growth emerged, and a prophet of scarcity and overpopulation of the late 18th century was rediscovered and widely celebrated in academic circles.
A zero population growth does not mean having no children, but having two children per couple, which is the replacement rate.
This will put enormous strain on the environmental life support system we rely on, even if we achieve a state of zero population growth.
Representative of this approach is his chapter describing efforts of environmental groups that oppose immigration based on their desire for zero population growth.
But since emigration from Britain is bleeding the population and the native birth rate has been below zero population growth for 35 years, the UN has to be factoring in immigration from the old colonies in the Caribbean, the Middle East, the sub-Sahara, and South Asia.
Baby Boomers may recall when, during the '60s and '70s, the nonprofit organization Zero Population Growth (a.
He says the greens' real ultimate goals are zero population growth, limiting the development of physical infrastructure, and the redistribution of wealth from the ecosinners to the eco-saints.
Until this country is depopulated by at least 10 million and a zero population growth policy adopted, we will never have full employment here.
In the 1970s, he was president of Zero Population Growth and chair of his local Sierra Club chapter's population committee.
In counterpoint were concerns about achieving zero population growth.