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Why GDP Calculations Fall Short, and How To Achieve Sustainable Economics

Since the end of WWII, the GDP (gross domestic product) has been the definitive measurement of a country’s economic growth… Read more »

21st Century Skills naturally connect to Population Education lessons

The 21st Century Curriculum focuses on distinct skills that students must learn and master throughout their education. But looking beyond… Read more »

Why Host a PopEd Pre-Service Workshop?

Over the past five years, Population Education has facilitated over 1,800 workshops for college and university pre-service classes in North… Read more »

How does overgrazing cause desertification?

In the film, “Hope in a Changing Climate,” reviewed last month, there is a discussion of overgrazing leading to soil… Read more »

6 tips for a successful video contest entry: World of 7 Billion student contest

The World of 7 Billion student video contest deadline is one month away. Here are some tips to help you create… Read more »

Teaching Carrying Capacity: The Why and How

Now that we know the basics of carrying capacity and how humans impact the carrying capacity of our planet, let’s… Read more »

Why is it important to preserve native vegetation?

While the perfect green lawn is the envy of many American homes and businesses, there are numerous benefits to restoring… Read more »

What Determines our Human Carrying Capacity on the Planet?

We recently posted a blog, “What is Carrying Capacity?” and concluded with the question, “what is our human carrying capacity?” This… Read more »

5 New Year’s Resolutions for the Planet

The New Year is when many people commit to making positive lifestyle changes, from adopting an exercise plan to spending… Read more »

Hope in a Changing Climate – Film Review

It’s easy to feel hopeless about the impacts of our rapidly changing climate. So, it was refreshing to view a… Read more »