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One Mother’s Story and the Devastating Global Gag Rule

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 12th. Here at Population Connection, we honor mothers every day by working toward a world where they can choose how many children to have, and when to have them, based on what’s best for themselves and their families. For too many women, this level of self-determination isn’t a reality. […]

Celebrating Earth Day with Population Connection

Population Connection members came out in full force to celebrate Earth Day this year—125 volunteers hosted tables at 32 events in 30 cities across 16 states! Local Earth Day celebrations serve as the perfect platform for our dedicated members to reach their communities, fostering awareness about the many environmental and social implications of global population […]

Human Activities Threaten Up to 1 Million Species With Extinction

The UN just presented a teaser of its most comprehensive report on biodiversity since 2005, and the central point it makes is devastating: Up to a million plant and animal species are threatened with extinction, and human activity is to blame. Changes in land and sea use, direct species exploitation, climate change, pollution, and the […]

This Earth Day, Save the Planet: Eat More Plants!

April 22, 2019, will mark the United States’ 49th anniversary of Earth Day—an annual celebration of the planet’s natural beauty and a call to action for environmental conservation. While publications and news reports continue to warn us about the vital importance of governments addressing global climate change, you might be wondering how best to approach […]

State of World Population, 50 Years Ago and Today

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) turns 50 this year. To mark the occasion, the multilateral agency’s annual State of World Population report includes a timeline of the agency’s work and the of events that shaped it into the organization it is today: an organization the United States isn’t funding under the Trump administration. In […]

2019 Capitol Hill Days Is in the Books!

This past weekend, nearly 350 people from all over the country came to Washington, DC, to fight for reproductive rights around the world. The program started on Friday afternoon with a rally outside the White House, where fired up young people chanted slogans and cheered for speakers including Melvine Ouyo, a former reproductive health care […]

Book Review: Empty Planet

Had Bricker and Ibbitson written a book about Noah’s Flood, the title might have read Dry Planet, with a warning of an impending drought. The authors maintain that a disaster of declining global population is imminent. This contrasts with today’s global human population of 7.8 billion, which is at flood level, and is rising steadily by […]

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