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Dr. Paul R. Ehrlich

Dr. Paul R. Ehrlich, an entomologist, is Bing Professor of Population Studies at Stanford University. His many honors and awards include election to fellowship in the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Mitchell Foundation Award for "creativity in designing workable strategies to achieve sustainable societies," and the John Muir Award of the Sierra Club. Among his affiliations have been memberships on the steering committee of the group which examined the Long-Term Worldwide Biological Effects of Nuclear War, the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, the International Association for Ecology, and the Lepidopterists Society. His books include The Population Bomb; The End of Affluence; A Blueprint for the Future; Population, Resources, Environments; Issues in Human Ecology; Extinction: The Causes and Consequences of the Disappearance of Species. Dr. Ehrlich is a frequent lecturer on such topics as "The Cold and the Dark: The Ecology of Nuclear War."