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


  • Spring action month – Thank you

    This week our second annual Spring Action Month came to a close. Thank you for taking part in various Spring Actions all over the world. During the month we received donations, welcomed new members and new supporters to our cause.

  • World bee day: Pollinators being pushed to the precipice

    Today is World Bee Day. Bees play a vital role in our natural ecosystems, pollinating flowers and our crops but are in serious decline in the UK and internationally, due to intensification of agriculture to feed our growing population.

  • Advocating for the rights of girls and women

    The 68th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68) took place in March. Population Matters’ Choice Ambassador Joan Kembabazi was there and here she reports back on her experiences, which included moderating a UNICEF side event.


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