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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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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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vulnerable girl

July 2, 2020

Exploring The Correlation Between Female Empowerment and Global Sustainability

July 2, 2020 —The development community uses the term “female empowerment” frequently. Very frequently. The topic has spawned a million fundraising initiatives and social media posts. But the idea behind female...

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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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humanitarian crisis

June 18, 2020

Population Growth: A Humanitarian Crisis That Needs Our Attention

June 18, 2020 —Humanity is facing a wide variety of serious crises, some of which threaten our very existence, including environmental degradation, hunger, and water scarcity. Niger is a prime example of the tragic...

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A happy girl reading a book.

June 11, 2020

3 Reasons Why Embracing Women's Rights Helps Achieve Sustainability

June 11, 2020 —At first glance, gender equality and environmental sustainability might appear to be separate, but equal, issues. But if you take a closer look, you’ll see that these two issues are interlocked.

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June 9, 2020

Being Anti-Racist: A Reflection and Resources

June 9, 2020 —In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be anti-racist.” — Angela Davis, American Political Activist

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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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behavior change for good

May 28, 2020

How Educational Entertainment Creates Behavior Change For Good

May 28, 2020 —If a megaphone were to broadcast an important message around the world, do you think it would instantly change people’s behavior for good? Not likely. Standalone PSAs such as “Don’t litter” or “Don’t...

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Serious woman looking out window

May 22, 2020

Isolated at Home with your Abuser: How to Support Domestic Violence Survivors During the Time of Covid-19

May 22, 2020 —Unfortunately, as lockdown measures and orders continue to help slow the spread of COVID-19, women and children are stuck in houses with abusers.

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