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A Discussion Largely Missing from Climate Talks in Paris: Number of People

December 14, 2015 — In the Climate Generations Area of the Climate Talks in Paris, people filtered through a number of displays. One featured a large TV screen showing a young girl from Burundi going to school to be a nurse. How, you might ask, does this young ...Read more

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Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot: The Story of a 2nd Printing

October 1, 2015 — Late in 2013, leaders from Population Media Center, Population Institute and Foundation for Deep Ecology huddled up to review the draft of what would become Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot. No one knew what sort of public reception a large-format, 3 kilogram book — filled with a variety of extremely provocative pictures — would get. ...Read more

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“Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot” Circles The Globe

June 25, 2015 — A provocative new environmental book, Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot (OVER) has become an international media sensation. Featuring over 200 heart-wrenching images, the powerful book brings stark attention to the growing crises posed by overdevelopment and human population size and growth. Advanced copies of the large format coffee-table ...Read more

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New Video Highlights Family Planning and Education as Two Ways to Save the Planet

April 27, 2015 — Parents deciding to have only two children in order to better provide for them, a young girl attending school, and a woman running a small shop at the market. These are some of the solutions to the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems, ...Read more

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Environmental Activists Speak Out Globally in New Awareness Campaign

February 11, 2015 — An international environmental activist network is giving away more than four thousand copies of a dramatic new coffee table book beginning February 16th, 2015. Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot (OVER) features more than 300 pages of stunning, full-spread photography and is the centerpiece of the 2015 Global Population Speak ...Read more

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Speaking Out to Protect the Environment and People

December 12, 2014 — In early 2015, an international effort to engage the public and protect the environment will launch, but this effort takes a different angle than many environmental campaigns. Global Population Speak Out, being called Speak Out for short, centers around an unusual picture book and features elements ...Read more

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Monthly Book Giveaway

December 5, 2014 — An international campaign aims to engage the public and protect the environment, and at the heart of the effort is the book Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot (OVER). The campaign just announced that drawings will be held each month for campaign participants to receive free copies of this unusual book. OVER, ...Read more

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Official Publication Date Announced

December 1, 2014 — At the center of the Global Population Speak Out (Speak Out) campaign, is a book as large and dramatic as the topic it covers, Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot (OVER). Speak Out and OVER are designed for those already engaged in environmental work, as well as new learners. Speak Out ...Read more

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