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Found this from Feb 2009 if it helps:

"<http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20126921.500-one-last-chance-to-save-mankind.html>...
Lovelock explained his belief that humanity as we know is a goner. Earth
cannot feed 6 going on 7 billion people, he said. Pressed by the interviewer
he took a punt and suggested there could be just *1 billion* of us left in
100 years time."

http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2009/02/lovelock-we-cant-save-humanity.html

See about 1:40 into this video where he says it --
http://video.filestube.com/video,2b6723042a25915e03ea.html

That's a lot of 'fruit' for flies on the way!

Welcome to the Australian bush scenario (a bit further on in the video) ...
and the bush flies ... which have just come in on the early summer heat.
Yes, Boris, bush flies very much like people!



On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 8:38 PM, Doug McDavid <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Isn't that Lovelock's latest point?  It's too late to do much about this;
> better get ready.
>
>
> [snip]

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