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World Vasectomy Day Encourages Men to Cut … The Population

October 18th, believe it or not, is World Vasectomy Day. According to the holiday's designated website, World Vasectomy Day (WVD) is the "largest male-oriented global family planning event ever. T…

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Urban Strategies for a Changing Country

When we talk about urban trends and demographic changes, most of us know the story— there are 315 million people living in the United States and that number continues to grow. Globally, experts projec…

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What’s Your Animal Shelter IQ? (Quiz)

Most of you have visited an animal shelter at some point in your lives; many of you may even have a beloved companion animal whom you adopted from a shelter. But how much do you really know about the …

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August 18: International Homeless Animals’ Day

The third Saturday of August is International Homeless Animals' Day. On this day, groups around the world will come together to raise awareness about pet overpopulation. With events in 9 countries and…

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Could Saving a Pet Save Your Life? (Infographic)

You know that adopting a shelter animal can be the difference between life and death for the animal, but did you know that it can have extraordinary benefits for the human as well? This infographic…

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Overpopulation: The Facts and Solutions

This post is part of a series of Care2 Earth Day posts. Click here for more in this series. There are currently about 7 billion people in the world...and that number continues to rise. Overpopu…

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Living Among the Many

I have understood the population explosion intellectually for a long time. I came to understand it emotionally one stinking hot night in Delhi….The temperature was well over 100 degrees and the air wa…

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Is Overpopulation a Green Myth?

By Brian Merchant, TreeHugger We hear it all the time, and have heard it since Malthus: That overpopulation is the primary cause of the world's environmental ills. It makes sense in simple logi…

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