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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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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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White raccoons in cages

May 13, 2020

Acknowledging the Link Between Wildlife Trafficking and Pandemics

May 13, 2020 —In a few short months, the entire world has yielded to an unprecedented public health crisis, bringing us to our knees, as COVID-19 wreaks havoc over millions of people around the world. Experts...

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April 30, 2020

Population Media Center Reviews Planet of The Humans

April 30, 2020 —As you may know, the Michael Moore produced film, Planet of The Humans (director Jeff Gibbs), has set off a maelstrom of internecine criticism – meaning the most vociferous critics of the film...

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April 30, 2020

The Current World Population's Lesser-Known Impact on Our Planet

April 30, 2020 —Conservation and sustainability are growing concerns for millions of people around the globe. Urgent action is required to ensure the future health of our planet, in part by stabilizing the world’s...

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April 16, 2020

The Theory of Change for a More Sustainable World (Creating Change in a Community)

April 16, 2020 —On the road to achieving large-scale change, it can be helpful to lock in your destination first and work backward to figure out the most logical and effective solutions. At least that’s the thinking...

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Skyrise buildings pictured next to each to look like exponential growth

March 26, 2020

Many Other Curves Need Flattening: Population Is One

March 26, 2020 —There is no minimizing the radical socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19. What has already come to pass, and what yet remains to unfold, are destined to be historically monumental for modern...

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March 12, 2020

Questions on Population, Fossil Fuels, Climate Change, and Technology?

March 12, 2020 —What is the relationship between human population and fossil fuels? A good way to think about this is that humans existed for a very long time prior to making consistent use of fossil fuels – say,...

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Silhouetted girl holding umbrella

February 20, 2020

Eugenics? Population Control? Nope — Reproductive Choice and Resources

February 20, 2020 —Caitlin Fendley, a PhD candidate at Purdue University, penned a curious, but ultimately constructive population-related essay this week. It was published in the Washington Post on February 17th. If...

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Climate crisis youth protesters

February 14, 2020

"Declining" Population Least of your Worries

February 14, 2020 —This article was originally published June 10, 2019.

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