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  • 2022: A BIG YEAR FOR GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY

    2022: A BIG YEAR FOR GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY

    In December this year, a new international agreement will be adopted by the world’s nations to combat global biodiversity loss. The post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework is intended to ensure that by 2050…

  • THE CLIMATE CRISIS: ETHICAL POPULATION ACTION A KEY SOLUTION

    THE CLIMATE CRISIS: ETHICAL POPULATION ACTION A KEY SOLUTION

    In late June, Project Drawdown, the world-leading study of climate change solutions, published updated information on a range of solutions to reduce carbon emissions globally. Family planning and education, resulting…

  • WORLD POPULATION DAY 2022: CHANGE CHAMPIONS

    WORLD POPULATION DAY 2022: CHANGE CHAMPIONS

    To mark World Population Day 2022 on 11 July, we are giving awards to individuals and organisations across the globe for their progressive, effective and brave work promoting reproductive rights,…

  • Abortion, nation and population – in the US and beyond

    Abortion, nation and population – in the US and beyond

    The end of the constitutional protection of the right to abortion in the US has been praised, as well as condemned, across the world. Population Matters’ landmark Welcome to Gilead…

  • Children at risk from overconsumption by the richest

    Children at risk from overconsumption by the richest

    A new report published last week assesses and ranks 39 wealthy countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and/or the European Union (EU) on how they are…

  • WELCOME TO HUMANATURE

    WELCOME TO HUMANATURE

    Today is International Day for Biological Diversity. To mark it, PM is launching its new, overarching biodiversity campaign, HUMANATURE. The campaign will highlight humankind’s relationship with nature and the adverse…

  • Talking population at the World Conservation Congress

    Talking population at the World Conservation Congress

    From 3-10 September, Population Matters attended the World Conservation Congress of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in the sunny, warm climes of Marseille. Postponed from last year…