The Family Planning and Environmental Sustainability Assessment (FPESA) project is surveying the field of health and environmental research for well-documented and evaluated data shedding light on how the use of family planning might relate to climate change mitigation and adaptation, sustainable water supply and food production, the maintenance of biological diversity, the future of forests and fisheries, and more.
Exploring multiple pathways of causation, we are assessing whether and to what extent global investments in family planning services and removal of barriers to their use can improve environmental trends.
As we advance well into the 21st century, what are we to make of World Population Day, which falls—thanks to a 1989 declaration of the United Nations—every year on July 11? World Population... READ MORE
Ask environmental leaders where voluntary family planning fits into their organizations’ missions and goals, and most will draw a blank. Their tasks are hard and often controversial enough without promoting expanded access to... READ MORE