HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
UC Berkeley Conference On Population Growth And The Environment

BERKELEY -- Which poses a greater threat to the environment: human population growth or mismanagement of natural resources? What are the real causes of the environmental degradation now threatening the Earth's ecosystems?

These daunting questions will be explored at a conference titled "Population and the Environment: Too Many People and/or Poor Management of Resources?" at the University of California, Berkeley, on Monday, May 24. The conference will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Alumni House and is free and open to the public.

Giving the keynote address will be Joel E. Cohen, professor of populations at the Rockefeller University and Columbia University and co-winner of the 1999 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, one of the world's most prestigious environmental awards. Cohen is a renowned populations expert who has made major contributions to demographic methodology and statistical ecology. In his conference presentation, he will discuss how human population, the environment and culture interact. Also speaking will be faculty from UC Berkeley's College of Natural Resources and School of Public Health and representatives from environmental and other nonprofit organizations.

The morning sessions will include an overview of Earth's carrying capacity and growth limitations and a discussion of population and environmental issues in developed countries. The afternoon will include a session on developing countries. Throughout the day, panelists will identify key factors in the human population explosion and environmental degradation and explore their emergence from historical, public health, economic and other perspectives. The panelists also will suggest solutions to emerging problems and identify future research and policy challenges.

Cohen, head of the Rockefeller University's Laboratory of Populations, is the author of several award-winning books, including How Many People Can the Earth Support? His many posts include serving on the Coun
'"/>

Contact: Jill Goetz
jgoetz@nature.berkeley.edu
510-643-1042
University of California - Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources
6-May-1999


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Landmark gene agreement announced by Samoan government and UC Berkeley for anti-AIDS drug Prostratin
2. Landmark agreement between Samoa and UC Berkeley could help search for AIDS cure
3. Berkeley Lab soil scientist Margaret Torn receives Presidential Early Career Award
4. MSU group reviews Berkeley venture into brave new science funding world
5. UC Berkeley museum biologists to repeat 85-year-old Yosemite National Park wildlife survey
6. Berkeley scientists create first 3-D map of protein universe
7. UC Berkeley scientists detail neural circuit that lets eye detect directional motion
8. UC Berkeley, Joint Genome Institute target chloroplasts for clues to green plant evolution
9. Your brain is teaching your nose new tricks, say UC Berkeley researchers
10. UC Berkeley researchers are developing a microsized microscope that can peek inside living cells
11. Dietary supplements make old rats youthful, may help rejuvenate aging humans, according to UC Berkeley study

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/27/2021)... ... March 25, 2021 , ... Phlexglobal announced ... Planet Group, has selected Phlexglobal and its innovative regulatory SaaS software, PhlexSubmission, as ... a comprehensive review of five regulatory software companies, with the review team including ...
(Date:3/27/2021)... ... 25, 2021 , ... The 2021 Virtual Conference on Clinical Trial Supply-Europe ... More and more, clinical trial supply conferences are featuring speakers and forums that ... Asymmetrex’s founder and CEO, James L. Sherley, M.D., Ph.D., presented a talk ...
(Date:3/23/2021)... ... March 23, 2021 , ... G-CON Manufacturing (G-CON), the ... by Matica Biotechnology (Matica Bio), a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) specializing ... the cleanroom build out for its new GMP production facility in College Station, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:3/27/2021)... ... March 24, 2021 , ... ... Life Sciences and Healthcare firms of all sizes, adds depth to its team ... specialist. Pardillo, who earned his doctorate in computational chemistry from Florida International University ...
(Date:3/27/2021)... ... March 24, 2021 , ... ABI Wellness, ... and reporting approach designed under CEO Mark Watson, today announced a webinar dedicated ... featuring guest speakers Dr. Cameron Clark, Neuropsychologist and Founder of Sharp Thinking, and ...
(Date:3/27/2021)... ... ... The Xtalks editorial team is pleased to announce the launch of the ... joined by editorial team members Ayesha Rashid, Sydney Perelmutter and Mira Nabulsi to discuss ... including insights from industry experts. , The Xtalks Life Science podcast will feature ...
(Date:3/23/2021)... Conn. (PRWEB) , ... March 23, 2021 , ... ... develops solutions for characterizing microbiome populations down to the strain level, recently unveiled ... applications. , Not all microbes are created equal: some are easy to ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: