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We can stop overpopulation. We must break our overpopulation addiction by 1) admitting we're overpopulated and 2) dramatically reducing 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.

This online community is set up to provide you with the support, connections, and resources to be a more effective sustainable population advocate.

This publication is a collection of short essays and articles by various contributors covering things we need to know and do to chart a sustainable course to a beautiful future. 

This billboard campaign raises public awareness of overpopulation and serves as a demonstration model to jump-start a global campaign to speed progress toward a “small family norm.”

Since you care about making the world a better place, we're counting on you to sign the Pledge! Thank you!

Earth's resources are enough to sustain only about 2 to 3 billion people at a European standard of living.

The answer from a 2018 study, "A Good Life for All Within Planetary Boundaries", is a resounding “No.”


For every species other than humans, the biggest environmental issue on Earth is Humanity.

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!

Watch the very best video about overpopulation

View this excellent short video from educator and filmmaker Bruce Phillips about our overpopulation crisis and what we must do to create a truly sustainable planet. 



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.