Coping with population growth / Nicola Barber.Material type: TextSeries: The environment challengePublication details: Chicago, Ill. : Raintree, c2011Edition: 1st edDescription: 48 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 26 cmISBN: 9781410943170 (hbk. freestyle express); 9781410943248 (pbk. freestyle express)Subject(s): Population | Population -- Environmental aspectsDDC classification: 363 LOC classification: HB871 | .B287 2011
Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.
Counting the world's population -- More and more people -- Global footprints -- Food and water -- Somewhere to live -- Planning for the future -- Fact file : developing countries and developed countries.
This book looks at how population is measured, population pyramids, the relationship between population growth, food supplies and poverty, and issues around family planning.