03/28/2008 02:43 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Overpopulation Is "Main Threat To Planet" Say Two leading Scientists...

Climate change and global pollution cannot be adequately tackled without addressing the neglected issue of the world's booming population, according to two leading scientists.

Professor Chris Rapley, director of the British Antarctic Survey, and Professor John Guillebaud, vented their frustration yesterday at the fact that overpopulation had fallen off the agenda of the many organisations dedicated to saving the planet.

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