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We can stop overpopulation. We must break our overpopulation addiction by 1) admitting we're overpopulated and 2) slashing birth rates - in the U.S. and around the world. We can do it!

Raise your overpopulation awareness and learn how we can humanely solve overpopulation.

Watch the very best video about overpopulation

View the very best short video about our overpopulation crisis and what we must do to create a truly sustainable planet. The video has been updated with the latest information and an original musical score.

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Earth's resources are enough to sustain only about 2 billion people at a European standard of living.


Evidence from multiple sources suggests technological progress has been slowing in recent decades.

We must stop overwhelming the planet.

A sermon by WPB President Emeritus, David Paxson, and James Gertmenian.

Ultimately overpopulation is an economic nuclear bomb.

To our knowledge we are the only population organization in the world that candidly promotes all of the following direct yet hopeful and empowering message: (1) The world is significantly overpopulated right now. (2) Overpopulation is Solvable. (3) Successfully solving overpopulation will be an uphill battle. Yet, it is vastly easier than coping with overpopulation's devastating consequences. And we can do it!

The population bubble

World Population Balance focuses on education of the environmental consequences of United States and world overpopulation, the need to halt exponential population growth, and the need to reduce births in order to achieve a stable, sustainable population.