February 22, 2011

From the Population Bomb to the Dominant Animal

October 10, 2008 lecture by Paul Ehrlich during the 2008 Reunion at Stanford University. Professor Ehrlich discusses the changes in the environmental situation forty years ago and today, telling how humanity took over the planet, and how it is now using its dominance to destroy its own life-support systems. He emphasizes the critical issues facing the world that got relatively no attention in the recent U.S presidential election.

Paul Ehrlich, Professor of Biological Sciences, Bing Professor of Population Studies and president of the Center for Conservation Biology at Stanford, is an internationally prominent ecologist and evolutionist and the recipient of numerous national and international scientific awards.

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