Zero Population Growth


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Zero Population Growth

A situation in which the number of persons born in a population equals the number of persons who die. The fertility rate necessary for zero population growth varies, but is generally between 2 and 3. Some countries concerned about overpopulation aim for zero-population growth, while others dealing with an aging population may wish to increase the growth rate.
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Brothers Alex, 7, and Joseph, 3, climb around a waterfall along Oak Park Creek in Thousand Oaks, which was rated the area's best city for kids by Zero Population Growth.
653 million, which means that zero population growth has arrived there.
As a group, the developed regions of the world - Europe, North America, Australia and parts of Asia - have reached zero population growth, with the current population of 1.
Rather than being present for a floor vote, Cannon used the time to excoriate immigration reform activists Roy Beck of Numbers USA Foundation and Mark Krikorian of the Center for Immigration Studies "about the connections to John Tanton, former Zero Population Growth president and founder of the Federation of Immigration Reform.
His efforts have helped Sterling Heights earn status from the FBI as the nation's second safest city, as well as recognition from Zero Population Growth as the seventh best city in the nation in which to raise a family.
The environmental organization Zero Population Growth gave Santa Clarita a C - down from an A two years ago - and ranked the city 64th out of 74 midsize cities ranked in its Kid Friendly Cities Report Card.
I wish for people worldwide to be sparing in their use of natural resources, zero population growth, no more species to be lost and for reasoned argument and cooperation to succeed in protecting the environment.
The program is funded by individual donations, foundations and grants and promotes the Trap/Neuter/Vaccinate and Return method of controlling homeless cat populations to achieve zero population growth.
A number of environmental groups also proclaim that population questions can best be addressed by, as Zero Population Growth puts it, "addressing factors which compel people to leave their homes and families and emigrate to the United States.
He was a founding member and president of Zero Population Growth and has won awards from leftist standbys like Common Cause, the Sierra Club, the National Audubon Society, Friends of the Earth, World Wildlife International, the United Nations, and the American Humanist Association.
This year, a Singapore news agency reported that the Chinese government will maintain the one-child policy so that by 2050 there will be zero population growth in China.
The biannual report from Zero Population Growth ranked Simi Valley 18th of 92 suburban cities, giving the city an overall letter grade of B.