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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Victory will come to us from the wombs of our women." Boumedienne spoke just as European and Western birth rates plunged below zero population growth.
environmental organizations, only three advocate for restricting immigration, and Tanton served as the president of one of them before it changed its name from Zero Population Growth to Population Connection.
Seager is the CEO of Population Connection, which was formerly called Zero Population Growth.
Despite declines over the last several decades in the annual global population growth rate and near zero population growth in several countries, the number of humans is still increasing by 1.18 percent per year.
He was an environmental advocate long before green went mainstream, practicing yoga, defending Greenpeace and championing the idea of zero population growth. And he was open about his marijuana use, too--even claiming he sprinkled pot on his buckwheat pancakes in the morning and that it helped protect his lungs from Boston bus fumes while jogging.
They want mass infanticide, zero population growth, reduced standards of living, and vegetarianism.
They believe in zero population growth minus at least 50%.
The Zero Population Growth people mean well, I'm sure, but I notice that everybody who subscribes to their movement has already been born.
we probably need to be aiming at zero population growth, but it's not going to deliver emission reductions on anything like the timescale we need."
Graeme Hugo, Professor of the Department of Geographical and Environmental Studies and Director of the National Centre for Social Applications of Geographic Information Systems at the University of Adelaide, says the world needs to move to zero population growth. But Professor Hugo also believes the population-environment relationship tends to be over-simplified and that stabilising populations is no silver bullet.
In shifting our attention to Canadian greenhouse gas emissions, Figure 4 includes both the observed climb in emissions over the 1990-2005 period, as well as a simulated increase which might have occurred had there been zero population growth over this 15 year period.
"In my view, if we accept zero population growth as desirable--which not all people do--Jews should be exempt from this concern.