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Population Media Center Blog

We love to tell stories, share news, and explore ways to create a sustainable planet with equal rights for all. We are AN ENTERTAINMENT ORGANIZATION THAT CHANGES LIVES.™

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Bob Walker speaking

November 24, 2020

Election Day is over. Now what? A Conversation with policy expert Bob Walker.

November 24, 2020 —On November 10, 2020, Robert Walker, President of the Population Institute, a subsidiary of Population Media Center (PMC), spoke with PMC’s Giving Circles members about the U.S. presidential...

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Elephant on grassy field

November 19, 2020

Impacts of Population Growth on Wildlife

November 19, 2020 —In September of 2020, the World Wildlife Fund’s Living Planet Report was issued. It was not pleasant reading for conservationists, ecologists, biologists. Or any other person who cares about the...

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goals of the women's rights movement

November 12, 2020

Then and Now: Goals of the Women's Rights Movements

November 12, 2020 —Women’s rights have come a long way in the last 150 years.  Consider this: In the 1868 presidential election, when women didn’t have the right to vote, 172 Black and white women voted illegally to...

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October 29, 2020

Population, Diets, and Sustainability

October 29, 2020 —In 2019, the EAT–Lancet Commission posited a universal “reference diet” to compare and contrast any possible health and environmental effects of large-scale adoption of an alternative diet to the...

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climate change or global warming

October 22, 2020

Is It Climate Change or Global Warming? And Why Does it Matter?

October 22, 2020 —In the midst of an unprecedented global pandemic, the world is also witnessing an existential climate crisis play out in real time. The incidence of heatwaves, droughts, flooding, winter storms,...

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climate change coronavirus

October 15, 2020

What Do Climate Change and the Coronavirus Have in Common?

October 15, 2020 —At first glance, climate change and the coronavirus pandemic might seem like two entirely separate global disasters. When you consider the root causes of both crises, it’s clear that climate change...

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Bike wheel and tire. Photo by Lance Grandahl on Unsplash.

October 8, 2020

Circular Economy: How to Sustainably Redesign Resource Use

October 8, 2020 —Editor's Note: Population Media Center is pleased to re-publish the following essay, which is written by Peggy Gilges and originally published by Advocates for a Sustainable Albemarle...

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Woman reading book. Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash

October 1, 2020

The Economic Theory of No-Growth Prosperity

October 1, 2020 —Editor's Note: Population Media Center is pleased to re-publish the following essay, which is written by Dave Shreve, Vice-President & Treasurer for Advocates for a Sustainable Albemarle...

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September 24, 2020

No Growth Economics

September 24, 2020 —Editor's Note: Population Media Center is pleased to re-publish the following essay, which is written by Tom Olivier, President of Advocates for a Sustainable Albemarle Population (ASAP).  This is...

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call to end violence against women and girls

September 17, 2020

Answer the Call to End Violence Against Women and Girls

September 17, 2020 —Gender-based violence (GBV) is a global pandemic, with one in three women experiencing some form of violence in their lifetime. Women’s rights organizations and advocates around the globe have...

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