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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.™

Find blog posts below and other publications listed to the right. We invite you to suggest blog ideas!

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 7, 2022

World Population Day: Some Say Population is Irrelevant – So Why is it Always in the News?

July 7, 2022 —It is not hard to find impassioned opinions stating human population size and growth have little to do with humanity’s incontestable ruination of Earth’s environment. At best, you may find a grudging...

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June 30, 2022

Ending the Mirage: Population and Global Sustainability

June 30, 2022 —Bill Ryerson, President of Population Media Center, can often be heard saying “if humans were ethereal beings, which could operate irrespective of the Earth’s living systems, then there would be no...

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May 25, 2022

Introduction: Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot

May 25, 2022 —The following essay was written by William Ryerson, President of Population Media Center, as the Introduction to Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot. 

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May 18, 2022

Foreword: Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot

May 18, 2022 —The following essay was written by Musumbi Kanyoro as the Foreword to Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot.

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May 11, 2022

Revisiting Lord Man: A Parable

May 11, 2022 —In recognition that global population will be surpassing 8 billion relatively soon — probably in 12 months or less — Population Media Center is revisiting editorial material from our Global...

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May 4, 2022

How PMC's Soap Operas Improved the Lives of Over 500 Million People

May 4, 2022 —Population Media Center is pleased to share the following podcast interview. It was produced by Veronika Perková and features Bill Ryerson. The original post can be accessed here.

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April 21, 2022

The (Progressive) Matrix: How PMC's Mission Driven Goals Interrelate

April 21, 2022 —PMC works to build a more sustainable world by sparking social normative and behavioral change, in individuals and communities, with transformational, dramatic storytelling.

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April 14, 2022

The Value of Women and Girls: Always Center Stage at PMC

April 14, 2022 —Addressing negative social normative beliefs, attitudes, and knowledge about the value of women and girls is always center stage at PMC. We tend to spotlight one of these injustices in particular:...

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April 7, 2022

Urban Land Conversions Threaten Biodiversity

April 7, 2022 —A recent study published in PNAS (The Proceedings of the National Academy of Science) titled, “Biodiversity impacts and conservation implications of urban land expansion projected to 2050,”...

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April 1, 2022

UNFPA: State of World Population 2022

April 1, 2022 —On March 30, 2022, UNFPA released its annual State of The World Population report. You can access the full report here.

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