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Add Another to the List—Giraffes Are Now Facing the Consequences of Human Population

In a year filled with many…memorable…milestones, 2016 closed with a truly depressing one, as giraffes were added to a list of “vulnerable” species headed towards eventual extinction for the first time. Their numbers have declined precipitously over the last three decades, according to a report released by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, […]

Bracing Ourselves for Trump’s Post-Truth Era

Fake news played a hand in some of 2016’s most pivotal events—going so far as to influence the outcome of the 2016 Presidential election. The Oxford Dictionaries even made post-truth its 2016 Word of the Year. So in other words…flat out lies. After the recent emergence of an insane alt-right conspiracy positing that Hillary Clinton […]

Our 2017 Action Plan

2016 was a year full of challenges…to say the least. But despite setbacks, Population Connection made some amazing progress towards tackling the population challenge. All of it is thanks to YOU—our dedicated, generous donors, activists, volunteers, and supporters make all of our progress possible! We reached some major milestones in 2016. We built the first […]

The Twelve Days of Trump-Mas*

On the first day of Trump-mas the THE DONALD gave to me A CON-MAN in the West Wing. On the second day of Trump-mas THE DONALD gave to me TWO tiny hands and a CON-MAN in the West Wing. On the third day of Trump-mas THE DONALD gave to me THREE trade wars, TWO tiny […]

Why Focus on Global Population Growth When Americans Are the Big Consumers?

Our members and supporters often take the time to send us their thoughts and questions about population issues. As Population Connection’s Director of Communications, I’ve answered countless numbers of these inquiries over the years, and realized that many of them come up frequently. In this monthly feature I’ll address our FAQs in detail to hopefully […]

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