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Paul Ehrlich

Paul Ehrlich

Professor Paul Ehrlich is one of the world's leading experts on population and is renowned for his role in helping the world to think about resource scarcity and the impact of an ever-increasing population on demand for natural resources.

Paul Ehrlich is the Bing Professor for Populations Studies at Stanford University and the President of the University's Centre for Conservation Biology. After completing a Bachelors degree at the University of Pennsylvania, Professor Ehrlich completed his MA and PhD at the University of Kansas.

Professor Ehrlich is particularly well know for his work on overpopulation, and in particular, his seminal work The Population Bomb.

Paul Ehrlich was in Adelaide during November to present a series of free public seminars. 

Seminar Schedule

DateSeminar Topic


3 Nov

Darwin's Mistake: Creationism, Cultural Evolution and Conservation


9 Nov

Population, Resources and the Environment: Where We Stand Now

311 NovThe Tightrope: A Millennium Assessment of Human Behaviour

The Environment Institute would like to thank The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and other Institutions who have circulated this event through their networks.

Environment Institute
The University of Adelaide



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