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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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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 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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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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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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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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February 3, 2022

All About Population Media Center’s Weekly News Digest

February 3, 2022 —Each week, Population Media Center publishes the Population and Sustainability News Digest. This is a curated virtual newspaper that focuses on current events, news articles, and important research...

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January 28, 2022

Back from the Brink — Rhinos in Zambia

January 28, 2022 —The following essay, written by Veronika Perková, was originally published by Reasons to be Cheerful. You can find the original posting here. It is republished here with permission.

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December 10, 2021

Blogs for a Planet of Life — Population Media Center's 2021 eBook

December 10, 2021 —What if you could tell dramatic, highly-entertaining stories on radio, TV and the web that supported women’s rights, healthy populations, and enhanced social and environmental responsibility?

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