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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


what are we doing to save the planet

January 7, 2021

It's Time to Ask, What Are We Doing to Save the Planet?

January 7, 2021 —Several years ago, climate change observers recognized the end of 2020 as a pivotal time in the global race to cut carbon. Why? Because it marked the deadline for countries in the Paris Climate...

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sustainability issues

December 23, 2020

Drastic Changes in Sustainability Issues: Cause and Effect

December 23, 2020 —The existential crisis of climate change has been on the minds of scientists for decades, long before society decided to try and do something about it. The connection between the burning of fossil...

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environmental advocacy

December 17, 2020

Environmental Advocacy Comes in Many Surprising Outlets

December 17, 2020 —Environmental advocacy is presenting information on ecological issues as a way to encourage audiences to adopt more environmentally sensitive practices and biocentric worldviews. Considering the...

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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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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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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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environmental solutions

September 3, 2020

Pretentiousness in Environmental Solutions—Harming the Cause

September 3, 2020 —In the U.S. and other developed nations, more people are recycling than ever before. Interest in zero-waste lifestyles is growing exponentially. Supermarkets that exclusively sell food without...

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A girl reading a book, with text that says

August 6, 2020

Social Norms for Sustainable Development

August 6, 2020 —Inspiring stories can be powerful, versatile gifts. They might give girls the chance to dream, or help protect Earth’s environment. Sometimes, they can do both. Population Media Center contributes to...

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women's rights issues

July 30, 2020

Women's Rights Issues Today in Healthcare Settings

July 30, 2020 —In countries around the globe, physician bias is a huge problem. Women and girls often encounter discrimination in healthcare settings, receiving less pain medication than male patients, waiting...

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global climate change

July 16, 2020

Does Population Growth Impact Global Climate Change?

July 16, 2020 —Most informed people know that the global population is growing at a rapid rate — putting added pressure on our already limited supply of resources. But it remains difficult to communicate the sheer...

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