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America's voice for population stabilization

Overpopulation threatens the quality of life for people everywhere. Population Connection is the national grassroots population organization that educates young people and advocates progressive action to stabilize world population at a level that can be sustained by Earth’s resources.

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New Issue of Population Connection Magazine

Low fertility has prompted some governments in East Asia and Europe to implement pronatalist policies to encourage citizens to have more children. These schemes have minimal effect on fertility rates and can be offensive to women by treating them as little more than creators of future taxpayers, consumers, soldiers, and caregivers.

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Earth Day Recap

We raised awareness of the links between rapid population growth and environmental sustainability all month! Explore the engaging virtual speaking events we hosted, and participate in the #MyPopNumber challenge to spread the word!

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You are the only people doing the work that really counts. As a lifelong environmentalist, writer, and former national media director for Greenpeace, my big gripe was that no one was paying attention to the critical issue of our time: overpopulation. Neville Williams

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Everything is connected: We need a new approach to biodiversity loss

On International Day for Biological Diversity, we reflect on humanity’s failure to halt the extinction crisis and why we need a new approach to conservation. A neglected crisis With increasingly…

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Re: I am starting to panic about my child’s future’: climate scientists wary of starting families

The Guardian recently published an article about female scientists' decisions to limit their family size due to the state of the environment. We responded with a letter to the editor…

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Population Connection is a membership-based organization, funded by 40,000 progressive, far-sighted individuals. Join us!

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Attend an event

We keep our members and supporters engaged through various virtual events. Come to our next one and meet like-minded folks who support population stabilization!

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Advocate for ZPG

Help us spread the message that zero population growth is necessary for a sustainable future. Write to your local newspaper or simply talk to friends and family about your passion for population stabilization.

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2023 accomplishments

1,200+ Activists

Capitol Building

Population Connection Action Fund mobilized reproductive rights champions through training workshops, digital rallies, and online petitions

10,000+ Educators

Kids pointing at map

Population Education hosted over 550 workshops for educators across 44 states and in six Canadian provinces

1,200+ Supporters

Earth Day Banner photo

Membership Relations engaged with our supporter base through 20 virtual events, including four book club discussions and nine webinars featuring our Global Partners.