April 21st 2015 | Tags: Climate change, Environment, Land, Space and amenities
21 April 2015
Earth Day was launched in the United States in 1970 as a way to raise awareness of the devastating impact that man was having on the planet....
April 9th 2015 | Tags: Environment, Health and pollution
9 April 2015
Alarm bells are ringing for Arctic wildlife with the discovery that mercury levels in the feathers of ivory gulls have increased almost 50-fold.
University of Saskatchewan biologists studied...
April 3rd 2015 | Tags: Family planning and reproductive health, Population information and analysis, Women's rights and empowerment
3 April 2015
World Population Day is an annual event observed on 11 July each year. The Day is intended to raise awareness of global population issues.
World population size exceeded five...
March 19th 2015 | Tags: Ecosystems and biodiversity, Energy, Environment, Land, Resources, Water
19 March 2015
According to the World Wildlife Fund, humanity is consuming each year 50 per cent more than the world produces from renewable resources. The balance comes from nonrenewable resources...
March 12th 2015 | Tags: Family planning and reproductive health, Population Matters, Women's rights and empowerment
13 March 2015
Mother's Day is celebrated on different dates around the world. In the United Kingdom, the Day falls on 15 March this year. Traditionally, the Day is for celebrating...
March 12th 2015 | Tags: Family planning and reproductive health, Population Matters, Poverty
12 March 2015
We're proud to be supporting Global Population Speak Out, a campaign to raise awareness about the problems caused by our growing population.
The organizations running the campaign are...
March 6th 2015 | Tags: Land, Migration, Population information and analysis, Population Matters
6 March 2015
The United Kingdom Department of Communities and Local Government has issued projections indicating that the number of English households will increase by approximately five million almost a...
March 4th 2015 | Tags: Family planning and reproductive health, Population information and analysis, Population Matters, Teen pregnancy, Women's rights and empowerment
3 March 2015
International Women's Day is 8 March a day when women and men across the globe stand together to demand gender equality.
Despite significant advances during the last...
February 23rd 2015 | Tags: Education, Family planning and reproductive health, Population information and analysis
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...
February 5th 2015 | Tags: Energy, Family planning and reproductive health, Land, Resources
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...