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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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Clouds and fog overtake a green hill near a body of water.

April 4, 2020

Eyes on the (Curve) Ball: Long-Term Sustainability Work During COVID

April 4, 2020 —While Population Media Center brings determination, enthusiasm, and expertise to our media projects, we ultimately rely on donors to fuel our operations. Individual donors are an important source of...

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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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March 5, 2020

The End of Population Growth Depends on Lower Ideal Family Size

March 5, 2020 —Population Media Center (PMC) works on many issues related to the rights of women and girls, population size and growth, and environmental sustainability. In the population category, we have strong...

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February 27, 2020

Overpopulated Countries, Unsustainable Civilization

February 27, 2020 —Photo Credit: Pablo Lopez Luz, Courtesy of Global Population Speak Out

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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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2020 Democratic presidential candidates Pete Buttegieg, Kamala Harris, and Joe Biden

February 14, 2020

Democratic Candidates on Africa's Population

February 14, 2020 —This article was originally published August 7, 2019.

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Amazon rainforest

February 14, 2020

As Human Population Grows, Biodiversity Continues Its Freefall

February 14, 2020 —This article was originally published November 21, 2018.

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February 11, 2020

Below-Replacement-Level Fertility: Don’t Fear It, Ross Douthat

February 11, 2020 —On January 18th, 2020, the New York Times printed an op-ed written by Ross Douthat. The title of his work was “The Chinese Population Crisis: How Communist cruelty and Western folly built an...

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Zambian community

October 30, 2019

Social Norms in Zambia: Up Against Some of the Fiercest Competition

October 30, 2019 —Since our founding, Population Media Center has understood the importance of social norms for a sustainable future. In fact, our Theory of Change is built around Albert Bandura’s Social Learning...

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