Organizations & Others Who Make the Connection between Human Population Growth and the Health of the Environment on Their Web Site

I (environmental impact) = P (population size) x A (affluence or consumption) x T (technology used)
“Think Globally and Act Locally” – Including When It Comes to Population!

All of the organizations below express on their web site some concern or reference to population growth ranging from the entire organization being about population, to a page about it, or maybe just a badge or link to the VSPop site.

Vermont Based –
Donella Meadows Institute -
Energize Vermont –
Green Energy Times -
Hunger Mountain Coop -
Local Motion –
Population Media Center -
      Global Population Speak Out -
Sierra Club, Vermont Chapter -
Transition Vermont –
Vermont Bicycle and Pedestrian Coalition –
Vermont Interfaith Power and Light -
Vermonters for a Clean Environment –
Vermont Peak Oil Network -
Vermont Reptile and Amphibian Atlas -

New England Region
*Forest Ecology Network –
New England Coalition for a Sustainable Population -

Other Organizations
Advocates for a Sustainable Albemarle Population -
Audubon (Vermont chapter office in Huntington) –
Blue Planet United -
Californians for Population Stabilizations -
Carry Capacity Network –
Center for the Advancement of a Steady State Economy –
Center for Biological Diversity -
Children and Nature Network -
Colcom Foundation -
Center for the Environment and Population -
Comprehensive U.S. Sustainable Population -
Conservation International -
Controlling Growth in our Communities –
Council on Global Issues -
Degrow US -
Diversity Alliance for a Sustainable America -
Ecological Buddhism -
E Magazine -
Earth Policy Institute -
Encyclopedia of Earth -
Endow-Bio -
Environmental Defense Fund -
Floridians for a Sustainable Population -
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations -
Foundation for Deep Ecology –http://
Gaia Preservation Coalition -
Growthbusters -
Global Footprint Network -
Global Population Education -
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet -
Horizon Solutions -
Human Population Crisis
Izaak Walton League -
Lovearth Network –
National Center for Science and the Environment –
National Wildlife Federation (regional office in Montpelier) -
Nature Reports Climate Change -
Negative Population Growth –
NumbersUSA -
Optimum Population Trust –
PCI Media -
Peak Moment Television -
People and the Planet -
Pew Charitable Trusts -
Planned Parenthood -
Population Action International –
Population and Sustainability Network -
Population Connection –
Population Council –
Population Environmental Balance –
Population-Environment Research Network -
Population Institute –
Population Matters –
Population Press -
Population Reference Bureau –
Population Resource Center -
Religious Consultation on Population, Reproductive Health and Ethics –
Rewilding Institute -
Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund -
Rotary International -
Scientists and Environmentalists for Population Stabilization –
Sierra Club (Vermont chapter is hiring a part time person to work out of his or her home, probably in Chittenden County) -
Sierrans for U.S. Population Stabilization -
Sprawl City -
Stanford Knowledge Integration Laboratory -
The Bulletin Online Global Security News and Analysis -
Think Population –
Union of Concerned Scientists Sound Science Initiative -
United Nations Population Fund -
Wallace Global Fund -
Weeden Foundation -
Wildlife Conservation Society -
Wiser Earth -
Woods Hole Research Center -
Woods Hole Research Center -
World Clock -
World Data Centers for Human Interactions in the Environment –
World Population Awareness -
World Population Balance -
World Watch Institute -
World Wildlife Federation –

If your favorite organization that has some connection to our earth, be it environmental, spiritual or otherwise, does not make the connection between the health of the earth ecosystems and human population size and growth on its web site you might want to ask the executive director or a board member why not.

Individual environmental writers, move makers, activists and others

Timothy S. Bennett, the movie What a Way to Go: Life at the End of an Empire
Dell Erickson, Sustainable Population Levels: Using Footprint Data –

John Feeny, Ph.d. blog site -
Jeanie Fitchen, folksinger, Changes in the Wind/No More on her Roads CD –
Edward C. Hartman, the book The Population Fix: Breaking America’s Addiction to Population Growth -
Thomas Hartmann, the book The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight –
Al Kuper, Comprehensive U.S. Sustainable Population -
Bill McKibben, the book Maybe One: The Case for Smaller Families -
Peter Russell, the book From Science to God –
James Gustave Speth, the book Red Sky as Morning -
Dan Quinn, the book The Story of B -
Trinifar blog site -
Alan Weisman, the book The World Without Us -

Many polls also show that the U.S. public in general is also concerned about population size.

Here is just one example:
Informed that U.S. population is projected to grow to 420 million by 2050, fifty-seven percent of respondents believed that the present U.S. population of 300 million or less would be best for the country in the long run.

Roper ASW Poll conducted for Negative Population Growth (NPG), April 14-16, 2006

*Examples of state/regional organizations that have given a separate page to population.