Ehrlich, Paul R(alph)


Ehrlich, Paul R(alph)

biographical name

(born May 29, 1932, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.) U.S. biologist. He studied at the University of Kansas and taught at Stanford University from 1959. Though much of his research was done in entomology, his overriding concern became unchecked population growth. His most influential work was The Population Bomb (1968). In 1990 he shared with Edward O. Wilson Sweden's prestigious Crafoord Prize.

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