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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


July 22, 2021

Yes, India Should Invest to Stop Population Growth — By Dismissing Uttar Pradesh's Policy

July 22, 2021 —The nation of India is projected to become the planet’s most populous country sometime before 2030, taking the place currently occupied by China. The United Nations Population Division’s medium...

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July 15, 2021

Unsustainable Human Population Size: A Problem Nested Within Ecological Overshoot

July 15, 2021 —Population Media Center approaches the global population issue with the power of positive thinking. We do not approach the issue as an intractable, scary, or utterly oppressive problem. Rather, we...

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A Standing Ovation for World Population Day

July 9, 2021

A Standing Ovation for World Population Day

July 9, 2021 —World Population Day is on July 11, and we fully embrace the opportunity to think critically about the current global population and its ongoing growth—and the inherent impact this growth has on the...

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July 1, 2021

The Greatest Show on Earth? The End of Population Growth.

July 1, 2021 —Population Media Center is aiming for a historic blockbuster: the near-term end of global population growth. But, within the context of current world demographic trends, which are based on extremely...

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June 3, 2021

POPULATION MEDIA CENTER RE-WRITES LATEST BIRTH DEARTH ARTICLE - PART 2

June 3, 2021 —Over the weekend of May 22 and 23, 2021, multiple people alerted PMC to an article in The New York Times titled "Long Slide Looms for World Population, With Sweeping Ramifications." Given the...

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Important Areas of Concern for Gender Equality in 2021

June 3, 2021

Important Areas of Concern for Gender Equality in 2021

June 3, 2021 —Although gender inequality has persisted throughout history, COVID-19 exacerbated these gender-based disparities in the years 2020 and 2021. Economic stress, food shortages, and national lockdowns...

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May 27, 2021

Population Media Center Re-Writes Latest Birth Dearth Article

May 27, 2021 —Over the weekend of May 22 and 23, 2021, multiple people alerted PMC to an article in The New York Times titled "Long Slide Looms for World Population, With Sweeping Ramifications." Given the...

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Quality Education

April 22, 2021

A Look Into How a Quality Education Can Change Lives

April 22, 2021 —It is not hyperbolic to say that a quality education has the potential to transform lives, especially for women and girls who are often denied equal educational opportunities. Although girls are not...

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PMC's Theory Of Change Model and Why It's Successful

April 8, 2021

PMC's Theory Of Change Model and Why It's Successful

April 8, 2021 —The Earth is a living system that is often at the mercy of human attitudes and behaviors. In order to build a more sustainable world, we must start by combating social norms that damage our fellow...

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Population Growth

March 25, 2021

Population Growth Rate vs. The Volume of Population Growth

March 25, 2021 —The global population growth rate has been in steady decline since 1968, from 2.1 percent annual growth down to 1.1 percent today. According to one recent study in The Lancet, the global population...

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