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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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November 2, 2018

Go listen to this woman. Feel everything she says.

November 2, 2018 —Can you dream of a lagoon? Can you feel what it would be like, sun shining down on you and the breadfruit tree? One woman, compassionate and brave, took me to her lagoon – in the Marshall Islands. It...

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October 19, 2018

Not So Easy: The Complex Drivers and Circumstances of Population Growth

October 19, 2018 —In 1998, the UN estimated global population would hit 9.4 billion in the year 2100. The UN now expects 11.2 billion. An overwhelming proportion of this projected human population increase will be...

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October 11, 2018

What am I worth to you? What am I worth to me?

October 11, 2018 —Today, we celebrate girls around the world. We celebrate them because of their dreams, their potential, their value. These girls – they make us laugh, they hold us accountable, they make us whole....

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August 21, 2018

A Review of “Global warming policy: Is population left out in the cold?”

August 21, 2018 —Population stalwart John Bongaarts, and the highly accomplished Brian C. O’Neill, recently teamed up to demonstrate why climate activists and policy makers should incorporate population-related...

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Leilani Munter

July 9, 2018

Top 10 Reasons to Care About World Population Day

July 9, 2018 —For World Population Day this year, Population Media Center took a look at laws and social norms internationally and we came up with a few confounding questions. For instance, why do Americans have...

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July 3, 2018

Family Planning is a Human Right - RIGHT?

July 3, 2018 —This blog was from our 2018 World Population Day campaign. Explore our 2019 blog here. On July 11th, 2018, concerned citizens and global advocates will celebrate World Population Day. This annual...

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