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The reason why we should control population growth

  • Wiryono

Bengkulu | Fri, February 22 2013 | 10:16 am

PREMIUM According to the Central Statistics Agency (BPS), Indonesia’s population has doubled within 40 years from 119.2 million in 1971 to 237.6 million in 2010. In another 40 years from now, our population will exceed 450 million, resulting in the increased extraction of natural resources and increasing pollution.

All environmental scientists and activists must be alarmed about this high popula...