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Population Media Center Blog

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Bob Walker speaking

November 24, 2020

Election Day is over. Now what? A Conversation with policy expert Bob Walker.

November 24, 2020 —On November 10, 2020, Robert Walker, President of the Population Institute, a subsidiary of Population Media Center (PMC), spoke with PMC’s Giving Circles members about the U.S. presidential...

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Elephant on grassy field

November 19, 2020

Impacts of Population Growth on Wildlife

November 19, 2020 —In September of 2020, the World Wildlife Fund’s Living Planet Report was issued. It was not pleasant reading for conservationists, ecologists, biologists. Or any other person who cares about the...

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October 29, 2020

Population, Diets, and Sustainability

October 29, 2020 —In 2019, the EAT–Lancet Commission posited a universal “reference diet” to compare and contrast any possible health and environmental effects of large-scale adoption of an alternative diet to the...

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climate change coronavirus

October 15, 2020

What Do Climate Change and the Coronavirus Have in Common?

October 15, 2020 —At first glance, climate change and the coronavirus pandemic might seem like two entirely separate global disasters. When you consider the root causes of both crises, it’s clear that climate change...

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Eileen Crist portrait

September 2, 2020

On Rational and Sacred Ground

September 2, 2020 —Eileen Crist is a member of PMC's Program Advisory Board. She is the author of numerous academic papers and popular writings. Her work focuses on biodiversity losses and the destruction of wild...

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global climate change

July 16, 2020

Does Population Growth Impact Global Climate Change?

July 16, 2020 —Most informed people know that the global population is growing at a rapid rate — putting added pressure on our already limited supply of resources. But it remains difficult to communicate the sheer...

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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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Picture of Earth from space at night

July 6, 2020

Addressing Population Challenge Is Not Impossible

July 6, 2020 —Reprinted with permission of YaleGlobal Online, published by the MacMillan Center at Yale University. SOUTH BURLINGTON, VERMONT: Human civilization faces a severe long-range mismatch between...

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The causes and effects of overpopulation

June 25, 2020

Overpopulation: Cause and Effect

June 25, 2020 —Conversations about overpopulation can quickly become controversial because they beg the question: Who exactly is the cause of the problem and what, if anything, should be done about it? Many...

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humanitarian crisis

June 18, 2020

Population Growth: A Humanitarian Crisis That Needs Our Attention

June 18, 2020 —Humanity is facing a wide variety of serious crises, some of which threaten our very existence, including environmental degradation, hunger, and water scarcity. Niger is a prime example of the tragic...

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