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All Posts Tagged With: "population growth"

[VIDEO] Pollution by Population

As the world steadily marches toward record-breaking population figures, Need to Know time travels to the late ‘60s/early ‘70s, a small window of time when “overpopulation” was a frightening issue that occupied a substantial slice of the American psyche.

Jul 15th, 2011

The Next American System: [VIDEO] People take warning! (1973)

Coming to you in Technicolor, a classic local television commercial from 1973 showing the rapid population growth in Oregon. Sponsored by the group "Keep Oregon Livable," the ant filled-warning was part of a larger movement that brought planning to the forefront of politics statewide in the era.

May 20th, 2009

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