Papua New Guinea is in Crisis. Population Growth is Part of the Problem.

    January 16th, 2017. Papua New Guinea's booming population, which is largely rural and has more than doubled in the past thirty years, is forcing farmers to resort to unsustainable land use practices to feed its ever-increasing human numbers. [...]

Ten: A Pivotal Age for Girls and Our Planet

    December 8, 2016. Ten is the critical age for girls in the developing world, according to the United Nations Population Fund's (UNFPA) 2016 State of the World Population Report. This shows that the life trajectory [...]

World Vasectomy Day, November 18th, 2016

  World Vasectomy Day (#WVD), a global initiative now in its fourth year, has become the largest male oriented contraception event in history. It is creating conversations among men about the benefits of family planning, [...]

Population Stabilization: The Path to Ensuring Peace

November 7, 2016-Population Institute Canada is encouraged by a recent article by Joseph Chamie, former director of the United Nations Population Division, in which he calls for population stabilization in Africa, by far the world's fastest-growing region. We agree with his assessment that [...]

PIC Endorses Thriller Highlighting Issue of Overpopulation

Oct. 4th, 2016. Population Institute Canada is endorsing a new, “hard-shooting kick of a thriller” which raises awareness about the rapid growth of human population. “Disguising a heart of pure poetry,” the novel Patriarch Run, by [...]

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September 26th is World Contraception Day

World Contraception Day takes place annually on September 26th. Each year, contraception prevents 188 million unplanned pregnancies—resulting in 112 million fewer abortions, 1.1 million fewer newborn deaths, and 150,000 fewer maternal deaths. It's positive benefits [...]