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The World's Water Supply

The entire human race should applaud your series "The World's Water," May 27, especially the comments of Joyce Starr and Jacques Yves-Cousteau. In spite of the obvious starvation and drastic shortage of water in Haiti, Africa, India, China, and elsewhere, the ecological illiterates in and out of government are unable or unwilling to see that overpopulation is the root cause. A few billions spent on population control would pay permanent dividends. John M. Anderson, Abbeville, La.

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