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World in the Balance

Student Handout

The Growing of America - Resources



General

E-Magazine
http://www.emagazine.com/january-february_2004/0104feat1.html
"The Numbers Game: Myths, Truths, and Half-Truths about Human Population Growth and the Environment," by Jim Motavalli


Population of the United States, 1950-2050
http://www.ac.wwu.edu/~stephan/Animation/pyramid.html


U.S. and world population clocks
http://www.census.gov/main/www/popclock.html


Population Reference Bureau
http://www.prb.org/
Background information on population, migration, aging, and environment


Additional population growth Web sites
http://www.csa.com/hottopics/ern/01mar/websites.html



Perspectives

Support U.S. Population Stabilization
http://www.susps.org/overview/immigration.html
U.S. immigration, population growth, and the environment


Population Connection
http://www.populationconnection.org/


Population/Environment Balance
http://www.balance.org/index.html


Center for Immigration Studies
http://www.cis.org/articles/2001/sactestimony701.html
The impact of immigration on U.S. population growth


Negative Population Growth, U.S.
http://www.npg.org/popfacts.htm


Population Resource Center
http://www.prcdc.org/programs/frey/frey.html
"America's Demography in the New Century: Aging Baby Boomers and New Immigrants as Major Players"