Magazines and newspapers don’t typically cover the topic this way, it is too dull for them.
Any decent introductory ecology test worth the paper it is printed on will give the details. Here is a good on-line version:
BIODIVERSITY and CONSERVATION
A Hypertext Book by Peter J. Bryant
Chapter 16: HUMAN POPULATION GROWTH
NOTE: This question was answered by Dr. Alan Thornhill.
updated: 02 Jun 2001