population control

10.30.15

I’m an Only Child Because of China’s One-Child Policy

China's one-child policy is over, but its cultural impact persists.

6.1.15

The Infamous 1968 'Population Bomb' Doomsayer Still Stands by His Claim

Even though England is still totally here.

5.28.15

Talking to a Veterinarian Putting Victoria’s Koalas on Birth Control

"Too many koalas" sounds like an adorable problem to have, but in fact a population explosion has resulted in many dying of starvation.

5.20.15

Writers, Scientists, and Climate Experts Discuss How to Save the World from Climate Change

Should we have fewer kids? Improve our farming techniques? Reform the energy market? Or just get better at helping one another?

4.1.15

The Perfect Birth Control for Men Is Here. Why Can't We Use It?

After 30 years, the male birth control shot finally has momentum in the US.

11.13.14

The Feral Cats of Disneyland

Approximately 100 free-roaming cats live in the Happiest Place on Earth, where they're quietly fed, vaccinated, and neutered by Disney employees.

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4.9.14

75 Million Catholics Just Got Free Birth Control

The Philippine Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a controversial law allowing the government to hand out free condoms and contraception.

7.29.13

Vasectomies LIVE!

This year, a group of vasectomy enthusiasts in Adelaide will be broadcasting live vasectomies on the Internet to try encourage wider and more open discussion about male contraception and population control.

6.24.13

Will Charging People Money to Have Kids Save the World from Overpopulation?

The world population is set to hit 7.2 billion by next month and estimated to reach nearly 11 billion by 2100, which will put a strain on the limited amount of natural resources the planet has left. I spoke to Michael E. Arth, an urban designer...