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The Overpopulation Project

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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.

Population growth is a threat to the world’s climate

The curves of population growth and carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere since 1880 almost precisely follow each other.

Is the Earth really overpopulated?

Yes, for two main reasons. First, people are rapidly displacing wildlife species across the globe, initiating a mass extinction event.

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.

The Catholic Church and contraception

Much of the papal document Humanae Vitae was written by the future pope John Paul II, and Paul VI later came to regret the text.

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