World population has more than tripled since the middle of the 20th century —with devastating impacts on people and our natural world. Yet talking about overpopulation remains taboo in many circles. We can’t bet the future of our living planet on technical solutions alone.
Access to family planning services is a vital solution to address health, development, and environmental challenges. Furthermore, it’s an internationally recognized human right. Ending overpopulation by removing the barriers to smaller families must be a priority on Earth Day — and every day!