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.
This entry comes from Encyclopædia Britannica Concise.
For the full entry on Ehrlich, Paul R(alph), visit Britannica.com.
Seen & Heard
What made you look up Ehrlich, Paul R(alph)? Please tell us what you were reading, watching or discussing that led you here.