Saturday, August 8, 2009

Population growth and health

When you read this, I hope you can still collect the lectures of UCSD's lecture series about the Human destruction of the environment. I recommend lecture 7, which is a guest lecture by Jane Roberts about the issue of population growth. She is a retired French professor who has taken to heart the fate of women in the third world and shows how with simple and cheap measures of birth control, family planning and basic medical implements, the growth of population can be held in check, the circumstances of birth can be drastically improved and the health of both mothers and children can be assured. When it is so simple, it is criminal not to act