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Earth Wars: Nature Strikes Back

There is a need for international cooperation to address population growth and consumption as driving factors of environmental destruction.

E. O. Wilson: Runaway population growth at epicenter of environmental problems

The renowned biologist E. O. Wilson says the epicenter of all of our problems in the environment is runaway population growth.

What is the optimal human population? An eminent economist weighs in

A recent book from a Cambridge University economist finds that an optimal human population might range from 500 million to 5 billion.

From bodily autonomy back to family planning

UNFPA should prioritize new international family planning programmes aiming at birth control through voluntary choice.

Science warns world of ‘ghastly’ future ahead

Humankind faces what scientists have called a threat to the Earth's living things "so great that it is difficult to grasp for even well-informed experts".

Are we overpopulated already?

With the world’s population growing by more than 80 million annually, the environmental case for addressing population growth seems clear.

As Global Population Grows, Ecological Threats and Armed Conflict Could Displace Over 1 Billion People by 2050

As the world's population continues to climb, ecological disasters and armed conflict could forcibly displace roughly 10% of humanity.

Demographers fail to acknowledge the effect of population growth on climate change

A recently published article asked European demographers about their attitudes towards climate change and population growth.

Humanity needs to halt both population growth and climate change

The next few years will be crucial in the work to limit global climate disruption and stop the depletion of vital ecosystems.

IUCN recognizes the importance of attending to population to preserve biodiversity

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature has passed a motion reaffirming the importance of addressing population matters.

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