Time of Great Dying: Population Bomb Bursts, the End of Old-Growth Forests, and the Great Awakening

The campaign to maintain large old-growth forests is lost. What old forests remain are emasculated fragments of their former ecological and evolutionary brilliance. Earth’s old-growth forest heritage has been dismembered through logging, saturated in nitrogen, cleansed of large wildlife, and have become sources rather than sinks of carbon pollution.” –Dr. Glen Barry Continue reading

50th UN Session of Commission on Population & Development

Worth noting that the 50th session of the United Nations Commission on Population and Development is being dedicated to the relative distractions of aging and “population decline. The reason, of course, is that even the UN doesn’t want to talk about the overwhelming problem of continuing population growth. It would rather talk about making use of all those poor souls to further economic development and profit goals–the oxymoron of “sustainable development.” Continue reading

Population: Current State and Future Prospects

Assisting couples to achieve their reproductive preferences is a compassionate act that promotes responsible parenthood and improves the lives of women, their children, and their communities, especially among the poor and most vulnerable sections of societies. The resulting decline in unplanned births also enhances prospects for poverty reduction and moderates the increasingly harmful impact of human activities on the natural environment. Continue reading

We Can Keep Our Open Spaces by Limiting Population

Some maintain that we must have a large and growing population to have a dynamic and prosperous economy. Even so, the economy we had in the early 1970s – before we added 125 million more people – was superior in many ways to our present economy. According to the Pew Research Center, 61 percent of Americans were middle class in 1971. By 2015 that total had declined to 50 percent. During that same interval, the percentage in the lower economic class rose from 16 percent to 20 percent. Continue reading