Our vision is of a future in which our population co-exists in harmony with nature and prospers on a healthy planet, to the benefit of all.​
“All our environmental problems become easier to solve with fewer people, and harder – and ultimately impossible – to solve with ever more people.”
David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough
Population Matters patron

Current world population


  • The Need for Holistic Solutions in the Philippines

    Our recent visit to PATH Foundation Philippines, revealed the gravity of local issues. Hear from the community first hand and discover how you can support their important work.

  • Should population be part of the ocean conservation conversation?

    Today is World Oceans Day, a youth-led movement looking to protect and celebrate the world’s oceans and improve our climate. In today’s guest post, oceans activist Daniel Caceres Bartra tells us why population should be part of the ocean conservation conversation.

  • Meet our new CEO

    Population Matters is excited to announce the appointment of our new CEO. Sara Parkin, Chair of the Board of Trustees, welcomes Amy Jankiewicz.


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