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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.™

Find blog posts below and other publications listed to the right. We invite you to suggest blog ideas!

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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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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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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November 18, 2021

Adopting an Ecocentric Worldview: Could This Save the Planet?

November 18, 2021 —Witnessing the rippling water transform to stillness at the end of a river, I notice my portrait painted gently on its surface. Capturing my sky-blue eyes and sun-kissed skin, my reflection reminds...

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Wall mural with climate themes. Credit Kiara Worth.

November 12, 2021

Population Media Center's Work at COP26

November 12, 2021 —The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP26, took place in Glasgow, Scotland from October 31 to November 13, 2021. Leaders and organizations from around the world went to Glasgow to...

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November 5, 2021

Global Sustainability is a Future Destination – And a Defining Characteristic of Efforts Today

November 5, 2021 —Human civilization is complex, dynamic, and constantly evolving. It also exists nested within a wonderfully complex, dynamic, co-evolving living system: the planet Earth.

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October 29, 2021

Chapter 1: The Story of Global Sustainability

October 29, 2021 —You can think of Population Media Center as a global community of social scientists, artists, and advocates creating storytelling for positive social impact and global sustainability. Combining art...

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