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Prince warns of 'population bomb'
[SA2 Edition]
Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Author: Olivia Ward Toronto Star
Date: Mar 31, 1990
Start Page: A.14
Section: NEWS
Abstract (Document Summary)

Earth's "population bomb," unless defused, could be far more devastating than a nuclear holocaust, the Duke of Edinburgh has warned the United Nations.

Calling current population predictions "frightening," Prince Philip denounced theorists who say the Earth can accommodate many more people.

Philip blamed the human population explosion for the "degradation of the natural environment and . . . extinction of wild species of plants and animals."

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