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The Overpopulation Project

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Population Dynamics, the Concept of a “System,” and the Law of Unintended Consequences

A persuasive case can be made that globally the size of the human population is already too large and should be reduced.

Earth Wars: Nature Strikes Back

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

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.

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.

From bodily autonomy back to family planning

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

The population question: Toward a plan for global sustainability

A world with fewer people will allow for a more robust planetary ecosystem, and a higher quality of life for humans.

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.

Survey shows the general public is ready for discussions about population

A survey from the Global Challenges Foundation shows wide concern about population growth and overpopulation in many parts of the world.

Four compelling reasons to fear population growth

What once appeared as an immense, unmeasurable expanse of land is now more clearly perceived as finite and increasingly limited.

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