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  1. February 23rd 2015  |  Tags: , ,

    Updated list of school resources

    23 February 2015 We have updated our list of resources for introducing and exploring in classrooms the issue of population. The resources include fact sheets, graphs, infographics and worksheets that address population...
  2. February 5th 2015  |  Tags: , , ,

    A moral duty to limit growth

    5 February 2015 The United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) agreed upon in 2000, which were intended to improve wellbeing, particularly in the poorest countries, are due to expire at the...
  3. January 27th 2015  |  Tags: , ,

    Gender equality is more sustainable

    26 January 2015 Women — and particularly mothers — are a valuable workforce resource and have the ability to fill a wide variety of roles. Women's employment is essential for not...
  4. January 16th 2015  |  Tags: ,

    Our year in review

    15 January 2015 Last year was a busy one for us as we continued to pursue our aim of educating governmnent officials, researchers, students and the public about population and sustainability....
  5. December 31st 2014  |  Tags:

    Help over-50s keep working

    31 December 2014 People worldwide are generally living much longer than members of previous generations as a result of better nutrition and improved healthcare. This, together with decreasing birth rates, has...
  6. December 24th 2014  |  Tags: , , , , ,

    Need for change in consumption levels

    24 December 2014 The increase in the number of people alive on Earth from 2.2 billion in 1946 to seven billion today can be viewed in two ways. While some...
  7. December 18th 2014  |  Tags: , , ,

    Unmet need for contraception remains

    17 December 2014 The Guttmacher Institute and UNFPA recently released a report called Adding It Up: The Costs and Benefits of Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health 2014, which revealed the...
  8. December 8th 2014  |  Tags: , , ,

    United Nations climate conference in Peru

    8 December 2014 The average global temperature over both land and ocean from January to Novemeber 2014 was the highest on record, according to the United States National and Oceanic Atmospheric...
  9. December 2nd 2014  |  Tags: , ,

    Governments commit to ending child marriage

    2 December 2014 Child, early and forced marriages are wrong in themselves and are a driver of large families and unsustainable population growth. Girls marrying at a young age — often to...
  10. November 20th 2014  |  Tags: , ,

    Mixed results at the G20 summit

    20 November 2014 The recent G20 meeting in Brisbane, Australia undertook to address poverty, economic inequality and youth unemployment, mainly by increasing members' economic growth by 2 per cent during...