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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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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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March 25, 2022

New Study: Country-specific estimates of unintended pregnancy and abortion

March 25, 2022 —Guttmacher Institute recently released an important study titled "Country-specific estimates of unintended pregnancy and abortion incidence: A global comparative analysis of levels in 2015–2019."

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March 16, 2022

Nature Solutionaries Podcast: How Family Planning Helps Women & Nature

March 16, 2022 —The excellent work of Veronika Perková, an environmental journalist and the host of Nature Solutionaries, continues with her latest episode, which is titled, “How Family Planning Programs Help Women...

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March 9, 2022

What is a Global Sustainability Non-Profit?

March 9, 2022 —What does PMC mean when it says “the global sustainability non-profit?” Population Media Center is continually creating a more equitable, flourishing world for all people and ecosystems across four...

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March 2, 2022

UN's New “Global Population Growth & Sustainable Development” Report

March 2, 2022 —The Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs released a new “Global Population Growth and Sustainable Development” report in late February, 2022.

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Street scene in Senegal. Photo by Catherine Avak on Unsplash

February 24, 2022

As Ukraine Roils, Long-Crisis in the Sahel Continues

February 24, 2022 —The world is dealing with upheavals in geopolitics this week, namely the violence unfolding in Ukraine. But there is — as always — plenty of meaningful news related to population, environment, and...

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Circular park. Photo by Josh Power on Unsplash.

February 16, 2022

Thoughts on Sustainability and Necessary Changes to Human Economics

February 16, 2022 —Today, global sustainability remains a destination. A hoped for, imagined future that is fundamentally desirable and practically possible — given steadfast commitment, impassioned hard work, and...

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A city encroaching on nature

February 10, 2022

The Atlantic Magazine: A Look at Population Growth Through 2100

February 10, 2022 —Jane O’Sullivan is a leading population scholar, with numerous journal articles to her credit. For example, in 2018, she was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)...

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