Coverage of Population Matters in the media

 

Selected media stories featuring Population Matters.

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2019

 

Да не правим деца, за да страдат (in Bulgarian)

24 Chasa, 29 September 2019


Human overpopulation: can having fewer children really make a difference?

Science Focus, 4 September 2019


Ovo su ljudi koji žele potpuno zaustaviti rađanje djece (in Hungarian)

Index HR, 22 August 2019


In an effort to save the planet, millennials are going child-free

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka), 20 August 2019


Jane Goodall: even the tiniest of changes can help save the planet

Metro (UK), 19 August 2019


UK's baby bust

New York Times, 16 August 2019


Anti-natalists: the people who want you to stop having babies

VIPortal, 13 August 2019


Birthrates are at their lowest ever but here's why that isn't necessarily a bad thing

Glamour, 5 August 2019


NCF, NPC warn against overpopulation

Punch Nigeria, 4 August 2019


Don't call the midwife - we're on strike

The Times, 3 August 2019


#UKFertility: 'The trend is down across Europe and across the developed world' - EXPERT

Radio Sputnik, 3 August 2019


Birth rate plunges to 80-year-low in England and Wales

The Independent, 2 August 2019


How many children can you have and still be 'green'?

Stuff NZ, 1 August 2019


Prince Harry and smaller families (11 minutes into programme)

BBC 5 Live Nihal Arthanayake, 1 August 2019


So, Prince Harry, how many children can you have and still call yourselves an 'eco-family'?

Daily Telegraph, 31 July 2019


Prince Harry and smaller families (2.26 hrs into programme)

BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast, 31 July 2019


Prince Harry and smaller families (at 3.00 hrs, viewable in UK only)

BBC Breakfast, 31 July 2019


The environmental ethics of having kids: why millennials are skipping babies in order to save the planet

Evening Standard, 31 July 2019


Harry and Meghan may be onto something with their two-child idea

Metro-UK, 31 July 2019


Prince Harry reveals he and Meghan will only have two kids

Daily Mail, 31 July 2019


Prince Harry drops baby hint during special meeting

Honey, 31 July 2019


Prince Harry and family size (46 minutes into programme)

BBC Radio 4 PM, 30 July 2019


Prince Harry and family size (37 minutes into programme)

BBC Radio 5 Live, Sarah Brett Show, 30 July 2019


We've already used up all of Earth's budgeted resources for the year

Dazed and Confused, 29 July 2019


Save the planet "living less" or hinder the government's economic plan - in Chinese

Hong Kong Economic Times, 24 July 2019


Galloping population overstretching planet's resources, experts say

The New Diplomat (Nigeria) 16 July 2019


Spoznajte žensko, ki nima otrok zaradi podnebnih sprememb  [Meet a woman who does not have children because of climate change] - in Slovenian

Druzina, 16 July 2019


Concern mounts over increasing population impact on environment

The Guardian (Nigeria) 15 July 2019


Stakeholders advocate education, youth empowerment for population sustainability

Real News (Nigeria) 12 July 2019


Miley Cyrus refuses to have kids until we save the planet

Livekindly.com, 12 July 2019


Government must take action to address population - experts

TVC News (Nigeria), 11 July 2019


Campaigners in Nigeria call for sustainable development

NTV News (Uganda) 11 July 2019


Safeguarding women's rights in an ageing world

CGTN (China), 11 July 2019


Global population at 8bn and growing: is it sustainable?

The Herald (Zimbabwe), 11 July 2019


World Population Day: how smaller families will reduce our carbon footprint

Evening Standard, 11 July 2019


Improve contraception access to tackle wildlife crisis, campaigners say

The Guardian 11 July 2019


Renoncer à la maternité sauvera-t-il la planète? [Will giving up motherhood save the planet?] - in French

Qu'est-ce con'fait?! 11 July 2019


¿Cómo nos alimentaremos en el futuro? [How will we feed ourselves in the future?] - in Spanish

Metro RD 11 July 2019


NCF hosts World Population Day

The Nation, 10 July 2019 (Nigeria)


World Population Day 2019: no sustainable development without sustainable population

ValueWalk, 10 July 2019


NCF, Rivers university confab advocates database on marine, coastal biodiversity

This Day (Nigeria), 8 July 2019


Global population of eight billion and growing: we can't go on like this

The Observer, 7 July 2019


Britain's population rises by 400,000 in a year

Eastern Eye, 27 June 2019


UK population rises to 66.4 million but rate of growth slows

The Guardian, 26 June 2019


UK population growth rate stalls, official estimates show

BBC, 26 June 2019


UK population rises to 66.4m despite highest number of deaths for 18 years

The Independent, 26 June 2019


Scotland's growth rate the slowest as UK population rises to 66.4 million

Scotsman, 26 June 2019


UK population rises to 66,436,000 and migration is biggest factor

Metro, 26 June 2019


Many women decide not to give birth because of climate change concerns (in Vietnamese)

aFamily.vn,  20 June 2019


World Population Is Expected To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050

Value Walk, 17 June 2019


Africa to propel world’s population towards 10bn by 2050

Financial Times, 17 June 2019


BirthStrike: non fare figli per contrastare i cambiamenti climatici è solo fondamentalismo (in Italian)

Greenstyle, 10 June 2019


Population matters: is world going to be enough?

Deccan Chronicle, 9 June 2019


Grupa BirthSrtike. Te kobiety nie chcą mieć dzieci z powodu katastrofy klimatycznej (in Polish)

Focus, 6 June 2019


BirthStrike: The people refusing to have kids, because of climate change

CNN, 5 June 2019


All plastic should be taxed, say campaigners

Evening Standard, 4 June 2019


Ben Fogle on solving nature crisis: education, education, education

The European, 4 June 2019


What would happen to Earth if the Avengers undid Thanos' snap?

Earther/Gizmodo, 30 May 2019


We need to talk about how population growth is harming the planet

New Scientist, 22 May 2019


Human population growth is the elephant in the room in climate change debate

British Medical Journal, 7 May 2019


Living planet: why population matters

Deutsche Welle, 24 May 2019


No children, please: we're 'birth strikers'

Stuff, New Zealand, 19 May 2019


Our fight against climate change will be hopeless unless we choose to have smaller families

The Telegraph, 26 April 2019


Save the planet by having fewer children, says environmentalist Sir Jonathan Porritt

iNews, 26 April 2019


Birthstrikers: the growing trend against staring a family

New Zealand Herald, 22 April 2019


Meet the 'birth strikers': women who aren't having children for the sake of the planet

Daily Telegraph, 22 April 2019


Why 30-year old Emma won't be having kids

Mamamia.au, 18 April 2019


England's population predicted to reach 60m within a decade

The Times, 10 April 2019


Voluntary extinction?

Global News, Canada, 10 April 2019


There's nothing inevitable about water shortages (letter)

The Guardian, 22 March 2019


No tener hijos ayuda al planeta (Not having children helps the planet) - in Spanish

Whatthegirl.com, 21 March 2019


Aussterben ist keine Lösung. Oder doch? (Extinction is not a solution. Or is it?) - in German

Suddeutsche Zeitung 18 March 2019


Overpopulation and family size

Petrie Hosken, BBC Radio London 7 March 2019


Population and the environment

The Big Yorkshire Phone-in, BBC Radio Leeds, 4 March 2019


«NOI FIGLI NON NE VOGLIAMO». VIAGGIO NEL MONDO CHILDFREE (in Italian)

Gli Stati Generali 7 February 2019


Is It “Greedy” to Want a Third Child in 2019? Experts Weigh In

Best Life 6 February 2019


Children and the environment

Jason Mohammed Show, BBC Radio Wales, 24 January 2019


Entretien avec Robin Maynard (dubbed in French)

ARTE Vox Pop 13 January 2019

 

2018

 

The rise of the environmental antagonist

The Mary Sue 28 December 2018


The Four Most Effective Ways To Decrease Your Carbon Footprint

Forbes 30 Nov 2018


Careers come first as women choose not to have children

Express 23 Nov 2018


Baby boom turns to a slump

The Times 10 November 2018


Global decline in the number of children born

Channel 4 News, 8 November 2018


Is having a large family wrong?

21 October 2018, Sunday Morning Live, BBC1


Addressing climate change - blue skies thinking

15 October 2018, 5 Live Drive, BBC Radio 5 Live


Population and climate change

The World at One, BBC Radio 4.


Trying to grow the island’s population is ‘misguided’

26 August 2018, IOM Today


Why women empowerment must be a major national security goal

11 August 2018, Pakistan Today 


Why climate activists can’t agree if we should be having fewer children

4 August 2018, The Independent


Jeremy Vine: Accidents and Procreation

BBC Radio 2 3 August 2018


Having a smaller family is the most effective way to help the environment

Enterprise 31 July 2018


“I’m worried about the environment – so I’ve decided not to have children”

Stylist 27 July 2018


Public want action to curb rapid population growth

The Times 10 July 2018


Would you give up having children to save the planet? Meet the couples who have.

The Guardian 20 June 2018


Kaye Adams Programme

BBC Scotland 13 June 2018


Respecting women’s rights and the planet key to family planning

The Guardian (letters) 8 June 2018


Women who refuse to have babies – to save the planet!

Mail Online 8 June 2018


Is there still stigma for being child-free by choice?

stuff 30 May 2018


The royals who do best are those who restrain their personalities

The Spectator

19 May 2018


How much families with 10 or more kids cost taxpayers in child benefit revealed

Mirror 19 May 2018


‘We need to normalize being child-free’ – US racing driver on population control

RT 17 May 2018


Woman motor sports star takes a lead in race against population growth

The Times 16 May 2018


Leilani Münter, champion of the child-free, urges women to save the planetopulation overload: Are we in danger of outgrowing our planet?

The Times 16 May 2018


Girl Power

The Times 16 May 2018


Racer Leilani Münter takes a lead in race against popualtion growth

Autoblog 16 May 2018


Population overload: Are we in danger of outgrowing our planet?

TRT World 10 May 2018


Is Thanos right?

Gizmodo 30 April 2018


With 250 babies born each minute, how many can the Earth sustain?

The Guardian 23 April 2018


Global population discussion

 

2017

 

Voice of Islam Drivetime 13 December 2017 (1hr 28 minutes into podcast)


‘We need tighter immigration controls.’ Migrants send the UK population soaring.

Daily Express 27 October 2017


‘Unsustainable’ UK population set to hit 70m by end of next decade.

The Mirror 26 October 2017


UK population could hit 70m by end of next decade

Evening Standard 26 October 2017


Should we be having fewer children for the sake of the planet?

The Guardian 7 October 2017


We need to talk about … Population and climate change

The Guardian 7 October 2017

Big Foot comes to The Malls during Green Week in Basingstoke and Deane

Basingstoke Gazette 25 September 2017


The Pope’s confusing message on climate change

Le News 12 September 2017


The third Royal baby sets a poor example of how to combat climate change

The i 6 September 2017


Squashing our planet

Oxfordshire Guardian 8 August 2017


South Today – Oxford: Big Foot

BBC South Today 3 August 2017


Big Foot makes big statement outside Museum of Natural History

The Oxford Times 3 August 2017


Museum ‘must tell of human risk to nature’

The Times 14 July 2017


Nature versus nurture of a growing human population

The Guardian 12 July 2017


Want to save the planet? Don’t have children! Study finds bringing new life into the world is the most destructive thing you can do to the environment

The Daily Mail 12 July 2017


La planète de plus en plus petite

Metro World News 11 July 2017


Migration puts UK’s soaring population on course to overtake France in 2nd place in EU

RT 11 July 2017


UK to have biggest population in Europe within a generation

The Times 11 July 2017


Migration puts UK’s soaring population on course to overtake France in 2nd place in EU

News & Star 10 July 2017


Mapping the future: Smarter planning for smarter cities

Computer Business Review 30 June 2017


Pressure on services as population continues to rise

Barrhead News 28 June 2017


Migrant numbers rocket as Britain’s population rose by 538,000 last year

The Express 23 June 2017


UK population hits 65.6 million after sharpest annual rise since 1947

The Mail 22 June 2017


Population growth sharpest in 70 years after ‘record’ migration levels

The Telegraph 22 June 2017


UK population hits 65.6 million after sharpest annual rise since 1947

Belfast Telegraph 22 June 2017


British population shows sharpest growth since 1947 – ONS

RT 22 June 2017


UK population sees sharpest rise in 70 YEARS driven by immigration and higher life expectancy as London moves toward ‘Megacity’ status 

Evening Express 22 June 2017


One-off screening of a new documentary at Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette  29 May 2017


Why 7.5 billion people on Earth is bad news

ZME Science 16 May 2017


Earth’s population just hit 7.5 billion people

Inhabitat 15 May 2017


Businesses warned of increasingly finite resources as global population passes 7.5 billion

edie.net 15 May 2017


Population Matters: Have We Reached 7.5 Billion?

YubaNet.com 28 April 2017


A global population of nine billion is sustainable

BBC Radio 4 – Glass Half Full 19 April 2017


Springwatch’s Chris Packham says overcrowding in UK will have “profound impact” on country

Daily Mirror 3 April 2017


The Big Questions, Episode 9 Series 10

BBC One 5 March 2017


Britain’s population will pass 70 million in less than 10 years because of EU expansion, experts say 

The Daily Mail 3 March 2017


UK’s population to pass 70million within the next decade – and will be bigger than Germany and France by 2050

Daily Mirror 3 March 2017


Boosting birthrates in China, Thailand, Hong Kong and South Korea not the key to future economic success

PoundSterling Live  10 February 2017


Population boom could ‘bring nation to a standstill’

The Times 17 January 2017


England’s booming population spells commuter hell for drivers

RT 9 January 2017


England’s soaring population could bring roads to a standstill and choke the environment by 2030 

The Daily Mail 9 January 2017

 

2016

 

David Attenborough Has an Important Warning About Human Population

ScienceAlert 11 November 2016


A Living Planet? Or endless population growth? We can’t have both

The Ecologist 27 October 2016


Laurie Marsh: ‘Accumulating money for its own sake is called greed. I’d rather give it all away’

The Hampstead & Highgate Express 20 October 2016


Most populous UK city regions saw number of people grow by 885,000 in four years

BT News 12 October 2016


Letters to the Editor: Demography or bust?

The Economist (online edition) 17 September 2016


Poles are now Britain’s biggest migrant group

The Times 26 August 2016


Comment: Effective framing

Environmental Funders Network 18 August 2016


People who don’t have children benefit our environment more than any campaign — it’s time to celebrate them

The Independent 8 August 2016


Earth is now in overdraft for this year: We’ve used up the planet’s resources for 2016 in less than eight months

The Daily Mail 8 August 2016


Net migration fuels increase in households

The Times 13 July 2016


Britain’s population to overtake France as growing migrant families flock to UK in droves

The Express 11 July 2016


Overpopulation: Are smaller families better for the environment?

The IPF 11 July 2016


World Population Day: Building a sustainable future

The Huffington Post 11 July 2016


UK population set to overtake France’s by 2026 say EU economists

International Business Times 9 July 2016


Population tops 65 million for first time

The Daily Mail 24 June 2016


Northern Ireland’s population hits record high

The Irish News 24 June 2016


Immigration pushes UK population to 65 million

The Times 23 July 2016


UK population grows by half a million in a year to reach 65.1 million

The Independent 23 June 2016


Scots population up by 25,400 as UK population tops 65 million

The Scotsman 23 June 2016


Net migration pushes UK population to over 65 million as London grows by 135,000 people

London Evening Standard 23 June 2016


UK population rises to 65.1 million after increase of 513,000 in a year

Daily Mirror 23 June 2016


UK population hits 65 million mark for the first time

The Express 23 June 2016


UK population now at 65 million as 135,000 more people now call London home

London Loves Business 23 June 2016


Population tops 65 million for first time

News Shopper 23 June 2016


Letters: Low birth rate

The Times 07 June 2016


Immigration will raise population by four million

The Times 26 May 2016


Population of London to grow to 10 million by 2024

i News 26 May 2016


Good news, ladies! Men to outnumber women in Plymouth by 2020

Plymouth Herald 26 May 2016


Britain braced for explosion in OAP numbers

Daily Mirror 26 May 2016


London population set to hit 9.7m in 2024

BT News 25 May 2016


Letters: More people means greater congestion

Evening Standard 19 May 2016


Sir David Attenborough at 90: An A to Z

The Telegraph 1 May 2016


Letters to the Editor: The Queen has set an example of service we could all learn from

Evening Standard 21 April 2016


Letters: Outside the EU, Britain would be free to spend its money how it pleased

The Telegraph 19 April 2016


EU immigrants responsible for one in 10 births

The Times 17 March 2016


One in six of all new European babies now born in UK

The Express 16 March 2016


This city can only grow by so much

Evening Standard 29 February 2016


London’s population ‘to rise by one million in next 10 years’

Evening Standard 25 February 2016


Population growth

The Times 17 February 2016


Perhaps Malthus was right after all

The Huffington Post 13 February 2016


Only fewer humans can save the world

The Times 13 February 2016


Our city does not need more people

Evening Standard 2 February 2016


Hunters and Hunted

The Huffington Post 21 December 2015


The gift to the future

Remember A Charity 17 December 2015


Another win for the politics of aggression

The Independent 5 December 2015


636,000 migrants arrive in UK in one year, say goodbye to the Britain you know say experts

The Express 1 December 2015


Lower birthrates needed for world to cut carbon emissions

Chinadialogue 9 November 2015


UK population expected to rise by almost 10 million in 25 years

The Guardian 29 October 2015


Chris Packham: ‘I have nothing against cats; it is the cat-owners’

The Guardian 9 October 2015