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    Thomas MalthusAnMalthus
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    of population. Exponential
    Exponential
    Growth guy!·guy!
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    He concluded
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    or natural disasters·disasters
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    He believed
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    decreased birth rates.·rates.
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    He thought
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    by these factors.·factors.
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    He also
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    a decreased population.·population.
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    His beliefs
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    of Population.
    •Demography- “The statistical study of human populations and sub-populations. It can be a very general science that can be applied to any kind of dynamic human population, that is, one that changes over time or space.”
    •Most important work- An Essay on the Principle of Population (first publication-1798)
    •Dictates that the growth of all populations, including humans, are hindered by certain limiting factors.
    •Some limiting factors include famine and disease.
    •Influenced greatly later evolutionary biologists such as Darwin and Wallace
    •Helped develop the idea of natural selection.
    •Effects some countries' policies (see China’s “One Child” law)

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    EARLIER CONSERVATIONISTS (1832-1870)
    Thomas
    (1832-1870)Thomas Malthus (late
    Henry David Thoreau (1860?)
    George Perkins Marsh (1864)
    London(London Killer Fog
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    (1880, 1892) )
    U.S. Government declares frontier closed (1890)
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    PUBLIC HEALTH (1870-1930)
    Forest
    (1870-1930)Forest Reserve Act
    John Muir (1892) – discuss his philosophy of “preservation”
    Sierra Club (1892)
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    Cuyahoga River burning (1969)
    Santa Barbara Oil Spill (1969)
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    ENVIRONMENTAL DECADE (1970s)
    National
    (1970s)National Environmental Policy
    Clean Air Act (1970, with beginning in 1963 & additional amendments in 1965 & 1990)
    First Earth Day (1970)
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    Federal Land Policy Management Act (1978)
    Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident (1979)
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    ENVIRONMENTAL BACKLASH (1980s)
    Sagebrush
    (1980s)Sagebrush Rebellion (1980?)
    Superfund Act /CERCLA (1980)
    Bhopal, India, Union Carbide accident (1984)
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    Basel Convention (1987) {Basel Convention.doc}
    Montreal Protocol (1987)
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    Wilson (1988) Wise
    Wise
    Use Movement (1988) Exxon
    Exxon
    Valdez (1989)
    THE 1990s & 2000s
    Oil Pollution Act (1990 1994)
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