Topic » Environment

Rapid population growth creates pressure on basic resources such as water, forests and land, as well as threatening plant and animal species with extinction. Providing family planning to the millions of couples who want it can reduce this pressure.

PAI research shows that family planning and natural resource conservation are an effective combination that can improve economic development, public health and environmental sustainability. PAI advocates that reproductive health always be included among the components of international development programs.

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The Faces of Seven Billion

September 22, 2011

I just had my annual exam. Yes, that annual exam, ladies. Aside from the normal things you would discuss with your midwife — how’s the IUD treating you? how’s your 15-month-old? — we also talked shop.

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Weathering Change

September 22, 2011

Weathering Change takes us to Ethiopia, Nepal and Peru to hear the stories of four women as they struggle to care for their families, while enduring crop failures and water scarcity. As the world’s population hits 7 billion in 2011, the film shows how women and families are already adapting to environmental challenges that threaten their health and their livelihoods. Continue reading »

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Weathering Change Advocacy Guide

September 22, 2011

Weathering Change documents how family planning, girls’ education, sustainable agriculture and environmental conservation are part of the solution. As the world’s population hits 7 billion in 2011, the film calls for expanding access to contraception and empowering women to help … Continue reading »

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Radhika’s Story – Weathering Change

September 22, 2011

Consequences of climate change—floods, droughts, extreme weather, declining agricultural production—affect everyone. But in many developing countries, shifting temperature and precipitation patterns are making life especially hard for women and families. A new documentary, Weathering Change, tells the stories of women around the … Continue reading »

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Edita’s Story – Weathering Change

September 22, 2011

Consequences of climate change—floods, droughts, extreme weather, declining agricultural production—affect everyone. But in many developing countries, shifting temperature and precipitation patterns are making life especially hard for women and families. A new documentary, Weathering Change, tells the stories of women around the … Continue reading »

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Odelia’s Story – Weathering Change

September 22, 2011

Consequences of climate change—floods, droughts, extreme weather, declining agricultural production—affect everyone. But in many developing countries, shifting temperature and precipitation patterns are making life especially hard for women and families. A new documentary, Weathering Change, tells the stories of women around the … Continue reading »

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Ramkeshari and Renu – Weathering Change

September 22, 2011

Consequences of climate change—floods, droughts, extreme weather, declining agricultural production—affect everyone. But in many developing countries, shifting temperature and precipitation patterns are making life especially hard for women and families. A new documentary, Weathering Change, tells the stories of women around the … Continue reading »

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Aregash’s Story – Weathering Change

September 22, 2011

Consequences of climate change—floods, droughts, extreme weather, declining agricultural production—affect everyone. But in many developing countries, shifting temperature and precipitation patterns are making life especially hard for women and families. A new documentary, Weathering Change, tells the stories of women around the … Continue reading »

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Sarada’s Story – Weathering Change

September 22, 2011

Consequences of climate change—floods, droughts, extreme weather, declining agricultural production—affect everyone. But in many developing countries, shifting temperature and precipitation patterns are making life especially hard for women and families. A new documentary, Weathering Change, tells the stories of women around the … Continue reading »

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Fatima’s Story – Weathering Change

September 22, 2011

Consequences of climate change—floods, droughts, extreme weather, declining agricultural production—affect everyone. But in many developing countries, shifting temperature and precipitation patterns are making life especially hard for women and families. A new documentary, Weathering Change, tells the stories of women around the … Continue reading »