50 Years of Making the Population Connection

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Earth Overshoot Day marks the point in the calendar year when humanity’s consumption of natural resources exceeds our planet’s yearly biocapacity. As of August 1st, only seven months into 2018, we have already used up all the resources that Earth is able to generate over the course of one year. To use an extended metaphor, imagine […]

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50th Anniversary Issue: Celebrating Half a Century of Progressive Solutions for Our Crowded Planet

Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon, entered lunar orbit on December 24, 1968. That evening, the astronauts held a live broadcast from lunar orbit, in which they showed pictures of the Earth and moon as seen from their spacecraft. Said Command Module Pilot Jim Lovell, “The vast loneliness is awe-inspiring and it makes you realize just what you have back there on Earth.”

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Same Mission, New Name

Same Mission, New Name

Population Connection changed its name in 2002 to engage a new generation of supporters.

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