Proceedings of the New Zealand Ecological Society (1971) 18: 78- 79

Population, Resources, Environment: Issues in Human Ecology.

Book Review
J. R. Bray  

[First paragraph(s)...]
The Ehrlichs' book forcefully supports the thesis that the recent rapid growth of human population has resulted in resource shortages and a deteriorating social and physical environment which may eventually limit the rate of population growth, and perhaps lead to a decline in total population. Further than this, the human population explosion is vividly described as "the most significant terrestrial event of the past million millenia”, the opening statement of a prophetically significant book