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A Camera Eye Towards the Future

June 21, 2022 | Articles

Winners of the 2021-2022 Student Video Contest Announced Each year, our World of 7 Billion Student Video Contest allows students from around the world to think critically about how population growth affects different environmental and social issues. This year’s contest asked middle and high school students to submit a 60-second…...

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Virtual Events, June 2022

June 21, 2022 | Articles

If you haven’t checked out the array of virtual events Population Connection regularly hosts, you’re missing out! Over the last few months, hundreds of members and supporters have joined us for: A four-part Demography Series hosted by Senior Analyst Hannah Evans. This education series explored how human population trends and…...

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The End of Roe? An Interview With Sacheen Carr-Ellis, MD

March 21, 2022 | Articles

On the morning of December 1, 2021, Dr. Sacheen Carr-Ellis felt positive. She was in Washington, DC, to support her legal team as they argued against Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the Supreme Court case that directly challenges Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision…...

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High Stakes on the Hill: Federal Budget Process Drags On, and Supreme Court Considers Overturning Roe

March 21, 2022 | Articles

It’s a tense time in the nation’s capital for family planning advocates. With the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget process still incomplete and a major abortion decision expected from the Supreme Court in June, everyone who cares about reproductive rights is chewing their nails. Whatever happens, it promises to be…...

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Letters to the Editor, March 2022

March 21, 2022 | Articles

Thank you for the wonderful feature in the December magazine with Jane Goodall’s new book. She is amazing and still going strong. I am currently listening to the audiobook version, so I enjoyed seeing the pictures and being able to read the excerpts in print. Thanks for the great work…...

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2022 Off to a Busy Start for Population Connection Members!

March 21, 2022 | Articles

Page Turners Book Club Population Connection began 2022 with a well-attended Page Turners book club meeting in January. Over 60 members and supporters met to discuss The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times by Jane Goodall and Douglas Abrams. Readers particularly loved the positive and hopeful tone…...

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Studying Our Stuff: Life Cycle Analysis Activities for Grades 6-12

March 21, 2022 | Articles

On a recent Sunday, I did a bit of shopping for a few personal and household items—a shower curtain liner, face cream, and a dog toy—all without leaving my couch. Like many during this pandemic period, I’ve become part of the “homebody economy”—spending more on stuff that gets dropped off…...

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In the News, March 2022

March 21, 2022 | Articles

COP26 Climate Summit Results in Big Commitments, but Not Big Enough to Limit Dangerous Warming From October 31–November 12, 2021, representatives of some 200 countries met in Glasgow, Scotland, for COP26, a summit for discussing ways to accelerate action on the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and the United…...

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The End of an Era for Our Field Team

March 21, 2022 | Articles

Lauren Salmiery For the past several years, Lauren Salmiery and Lindsay Apperson were strong fixtures on our Field and Outreach team. Both began working with us as fellows—Lauren in December 2015 and Lindsay in July 2016—and both were dedicated, strong advocates through two presidential elections, a midterm election, the harrowing…...

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Editor's Note, March 2022

March 21, 2022 | Articles

The right to abortion across the United States is likely in its final season, after a half-century of being established precedent. In June of this year, the Supreme Court is expected to rule in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the case that could overturn Roe v. Wade or degrade…...

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