Daily Email Recap

Every morning, Monday through Friday at approximately 9am EST, receive commentary on important population, environmental, and sustainability news that includes breaking news, new research, policy initiatives, and activist information. We produce the Daily Email as part of our issues advocacy work. We post the news items that were discussed here. You are welcome to subscribe to the Daily Email.


February 25, 2015

Population: Four Out of Five Scientists Agree…

February 25, 2015 — Population: Four Out of Five Scientists Agree… See original/source content: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-walker/population-four-out-of-fi_b_6581188.html A new poll of American scientists suggests that a large majority of them (82 percent) regard population growth as a major challenge, almost as many as those who believe that climate change is mostly due to...

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February 24, 2015

Population Decline and the Great Economic Reversal

February 24, 2015 — Population Decline and the Great Economic Reversal See original/source content: https://www.stratfor.com/weekly/population-decline-and-great-economic-reversal In recent weeks, we have been focusing on Greece,Germany, Ukraine and Russia. All are still burning issues. But in every case, readers have called my attention to what they see as an underlying and even defining...

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February 23, 2015

Why Ocean Health Is Better And Worse Than You Think

February 23, 2015 — Why Ocean Health Is Better And Worse Than You Think See original/source content: Yale360 McCauley: “It is that transition from harvest to habitat degradation that has us so concerned. We think this is a really transitional event in ocean wildlife health. When we talk about...

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February 20, 2015

Collision Course: Endless Growth on a Finite Planet

February 20, 2015 — See original/source content: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/ockhamsrazor/limits-to-growth/6088808#transcript “…Although galloping economic growth already seemed normal to most younger people living in the developed world in 1972, the growth that took off after WW2 was not normal. It is absolutely unprecedented in all of history. Nothing like it has ever...

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February 19, 2015

Heartfile population growth documentary inspires action

February 19, 2015 — Heartfile population growth documentary inspires action See original/source content: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-302393-Heartfile-population-growth-documentary The Ministry of National Health Services Tuesday announced its intention to set up an institutional arrangement for the implementation of recommendations contained in ‘The Population Emergency,’ a documentary which features Pakistan’s five decade-long commitment to...

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February 18, 2015

Colorado must retain funding for birth control

February 18, 2015 — Colorado must retain funding for birth control See original/source content: http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_27520930/keep-funding-birth-control Colorado is at a watershed moment in the battle to end unintended pregnancy, drastically reduce abortion rates, and improve the health of mothers and babies. Long-acting contraceptives like IUDs and implants helped reduce our...

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February 17, 2015

Birth control can help the planet

February 17, 2015 — Birth control can help the planet See original/source content: http://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/473949/birth-control-can-help-the-planet As Pope Francis was returning to Rome from the Philippines last month, he told journalists about a woman who had had seven children by caesarean section and was now pregnant again. This was, he said, “tempting...

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February 16, 2015

The Global Population Speak Out of 2015

February 16, 2015 — Population Media Center and the Population Institute, along with many partner organizations around the world — including the Foundation for Deep Ecology — are happy to announce the Global Population Speak Out of 2015. Beginning today and lasting throughout the calendar year, this “Speak...

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February 13, 2015

Foreward by Musimbi Kanyoro, Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot

February 13, 2015 — Foreward by Musimbi Kanyoro, Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot See original/source content: https://populationspeakout.org/the-book/kanyoro-foreword/ WE ARE ONE HUMAN RACE living on one planet. We aspire for the same things: food, water, good health, and most of all dignity and loving relationships. We yearn for opportunity, voice, and resources...

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February 12, 2015

See How Condoms Reach the Most Remote Villages in Africa

February 12, 2015 — See How Condoms Reach the Most Remote Villages in Africa See original/soruce content: http://www.cosmopolitan.com/health-fitness/advice/a6292/condoms-tanzania-pathfinder/ Condoms remain some of the most effective and affordable tools for combating the transmission of HIV, the spread of sexually transmitted infections and the instances of unintended pregnancy. But how do...

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