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Prince of Wales calls for population control in developing world

August 27, 2010 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Bob Walker for this article from The Telegraph.
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He said more needs to be done because of the “monumental” problems that face the environment as population numbers “rocket” and traditional societies become more consumerist. There needed to be more “honesty” about the fact the “cultural” pressures keep the global birth rate high.

The Prince also said the traditional religious views of the sanctity of life, which are often used to oppose the use of condoms and other contraceptives, must be balanced with the imperative to live within the limits of nature.

His comments, made in an important speech on Islam and the environment, will be seen as controversial within both the green lobby and some religious circles.

For full article, visit:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/theroyalfamily/7815069/Prince-of-Wales


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