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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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Joe Bish

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Joe is the Director of Issue Advocacy at Population Media Center. He holds a Master of Science in Environmental Advocacy and Organizing from Antioch University New England.

Recent Posts


Ecocentrism Sustainable Environment

July 9, 2020

A Sustainable Environment Starts With Ecocentrism

July 9, 2020 —The way we think of ourselves in relation to the world can have a large impact on our behavior. For centuries, mankind considered itself the literal center of the universe. Although we now know...

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July 6, 2020

Addressing Population Challenge Is Not Impossible

July 6, 2020 —Reprinted with permission of YaleGlobal Online, published by the MacMillan Center at Yale University. SOUTH BURLINGTON, VERMONT: Human civilization faces a severe long-range mismatch between...

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The causes and effects of overpopulation

June 25, 2020

Overpopulation: Cause and Effect

June 25, 2020 —Conversations about overpopulation can quickly become controversial because they beg the question: Who exactly is the cause of the problem and what, if anything, should be done about it? Many...

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June 4, 2020

Measuring The Ecological Footprint of Population Growth

June 4, 2020 —For people who are concerned about the health of our planet, the concept of an “ecological footprint” is important. It not only enables us to understand our personal impact on the Earth, but it also...

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May 21, 2020

Making Population Growth a Consideration for Sustainable Development Goals

May 21, 2020 —Like a worn-out motel sign, the world has been trying to tell us for years that it has no more vacancies. The global population is increasing by about 81 million people every year, and the planet...

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April 30, 2020

Population Media Center Reviews Planet of The Humans

April 30, 2020 —As you may know, the Michael Moore produced film, Planet of The Humans (director Jeff Gibbs), has set off a maelstrom of internecine criticism – meaning the most vociferous critics of the film...

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April 30, 2020

The Current World Population's Lesser-Known Impact on Our Planet

April 30, 2020 —Conservation and sustainability are growing concerns for millions of people around the globe. Urgent action is required to ensure the future health of our planet, in part by stabilizing the world’s...

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April 4, 2020

Eyes on the (Curve) Ball: Long-Term Sustainability Work During COVID

April 4, 2020 —While Population Media Center brings determination, enthusiasm, and expertise to our media projects, we ultimately rely on donors to fuel our operations. Individual donors are an important source of...

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Skyrise buildings pictured next to each to look like exponential growth

March 26, 2020

Many Other Curves Need Flattening: Population Is One

March 26, 2020 —There is no minimizing the radical socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19. What has already come to pass, and what yet remains to unfold, are destined to be historically monumental for modern...

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Man sits in front of melting glacier on a grey day.

March 19, 2020

A Coronavirus Mash-Up for the Ecologically-Minded

March 19, 2020 —Today, we at Population Media Center hope you are in a position to practice meaningful social distancing. One way to help pass the time can be through engaging the associative faculties of our minds....

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