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Population Matters magazine

Members of Population Matters receive our twice-yearly magazine, containing news, analysis and updates on PM’s campaigns and activities.

Population Matters also supports the Journal of Population and Sustainability, an academic biannual publication containing more in-depth articles on related issues.

Spring 2023

In this edition, we speak to Choice Ambassador Joan Kembabazi about her work in Uganda, reflect on our attendance at a number of international conferences and meet our new Empower to Plan partner.

Autumn 2022

The Autumn magazine highlights the amazing work of our 2022 Change Champions, we look towards a happier, healthier future and help get the population conversation going in Kenya.

Spring 2022

This issue introduces our Choice Ambassador Nyombi Morris, and explores our research into population ageing as well as our campaign against coercive pronatalism, Welcome to Gilead.

Autumn 2021

The Autumn 2021 issue of our magazine, featuring our 2021 Change Champions, updates on our biodiversity campaign and Empower To Plan programme, and more.

Spring 2021

30th anniversary edition featuring an interview with Chris Packham and Megan McCubbin, a special poster about how to make a difference over the next 30 years, as well as a discussion with our President Jonathon Porritt.

Autumn 2020

Summarises our World Population Day activities on population and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, explains how we’re working to influence the new global agreement on biodiversity, features an interview with childfree filmmaker Maxine Trump, and more.

Spring 2020

Features Chris Packham’s ‘7.7 Billion and Counting’, a summary of ICPD25, Population Decomposing, and an interview with Judy Ling Wong.

Autumn 2019

Features World Population Day 2019, Population Declinism, an interview with Dr Edu Effiom and our new Empower to Plan project Jiwsi.

Spring 2019

Our Patron Sir David Attenborough’s speaks out on the need to slow population growth; and we ask: can we sustainably feed our growing population? 

Autumn 2018

Read an interview with our patron Leilani Münter, about our World Population Day mobile population counter and more.

Spring 2018

Read about our Empower to Plan crowdfundng platform, our landmark Climate Change and Population conference and more.

Autumn 2017

Read about Big Foot, the launch of our “Welcome to the Anthropocene” campaign, our Susainable Population Policy and more.

Spring 2017

Read an interview with our patron, explorer Adrain Hayes, and a first-hand report on family planing in Kenya.

Summer 2016

Read an interview with our patron, zoologist Prof Aubrey Manning, an appreciation of Sir David Attenborough and more

Past issues

You can find past issues on our Resources page, by using the “Population Matters Magazine” search filter.


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