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How Reproductive Age-Groups Impact Age Structure Diagrams | Population Pyramids

You might know the three basic shapes of age structures (popularly referred to as population pyramids) and what they mean.… Read more »

Teaching the Sustainable Development Goals through student filmmaking

The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals offer a strong entry point for students to consider real-world challenges, and the World… Read more »

Leadership Institute in Atlanta Welcomes 27 New PopEd Trainers

Our PopEd team enjoyed some southern hospitality last weekend when we hosted our 2018 Fall Leadership Institute in Atlanta. The… Read more »

What is a Life Cycle Analysis and Why is it Useful?

Most of us are aware of the basics when it comes to watching our eco-footprints. It doesn’t take much to… Read more »

Contest Reading List: 12 books on Biodiversity, Resource Use, and Human Rights

The World of 7 Billion student video contest is back for the 2018-2019 school year! This year’s topics are: Preserving… Read more »

How to Build a Population Pyramid in Excel: Step-by-Step Guide

Making a population pyramid, or age-sex distribution graph, in Excel has never been easier than with this step-by-step guide that… Read more »

4 Ways to Reduce Back to School Shopping Waste

It’s that time of the year again when families travel in droves to department stores with checklists in hand to… Read more »

Benefits to Ocean Acidification? For Some Species, This Might Be True

Ocean acidification is concerning to say the least. As a result of climate change, the oceans have warmed at an… Read more »

Bugging out: Why You Should Consider Adding Crickets to your Diet

No, this is not an episode of Fear Factor, nor is this a dare that you lost to your best… Read more »

Can Probiotics Fight Climate Change?

The Microbiome and You If you’re reading this, you almost certainly consider yourself a human. However, less than half of… Read more »