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A Moratorium on Breeding, Both Necessary and an Opportunity

I’m quite sure I was 16 when I started to become aware of the overpopulation problem, which means I’ve been increasingly concerned about it and increasingly adamant about the need to solve it by restricting births any means necessary for half my life at this point. However, until recently I was only specifically advocating drastically […]

What About World Overpopulation Day?

Today is World Population Day and I’m again frowning when glancing at that text: “As the world population edged to 7 billion people in 2011 (up from 2.5 billion in 1950), it has had profound implications for development. A world of 7 billion is both a challenge and an opportunity with implications on sustainability, urbanization, […]

World Population Day 2014

Today is World Population Day and, even though I have no intention of focusing on or even mentioning this year’s theme, I couldn’t miss the opportunity… Then again, I have missed it each year with the exception of 2008, the main reason probably being the date, considering what the next day is for me, but […]

International Anti-Procreation Day

According to a group called The Advocacy for Anti-Procreation, today is the International Anti-Procreation Day. Of course, it’s also the World Day to Combat Desertification, and this has been observed since 1995 and is recognized by the UN, so it’d normally take precedence over an event that somebody who created a Facebook page came up […]

An Image Boost for the Childfree?

It would appear that being childfree got something of an image boost about a week ago, when the cover story of Time tackled the issue. That article requires a subscription to read, however, so I can’t know exactly what it says myself, but a piece posted on Grist mentions that the author “discusses the immense […]