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Welcome to Transition Earth

Transition Earth works to increase awareness of the effects of population growth and unsustainable resource use on people and the planet.

Healthy People

Healthy People

​Empowering people to make the best decisions for themselves and their families.

Vibrant Planet

Vibrant Planet

​Successful solutions to protecting the environment recognize that nature has rights and humans are part of the web of life.

Living Economy

Living Economy

​Shifting from an economy predicated on finite resources and population growth to a system that operates within planetary boundaries and promotes healthy communities.

Our Mission

Transition Earth promotes human rights and nature's rights in a world of unsustainable population and economic growth and advocates for global systems change to enable the shift to a sustainable planet for all.

Advocating for the Rights of Women and Girls

Addressing the need for voluntary family planning, raising awareness on the links between gender and climate, and promoting the population-health-environment (PHE) development model.

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Youth Education

Foster youth education and activism on issues of population growth, human rights and the environment.

Global Systems Change

Redefining economic growth and enabling transition to new economies and supporting rights of nature to protect the planet.

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Promoting human rights and nature's rights

Help us move to a healthy, resilient world grounded in holistic, rights-based approaches to global problems

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Supporting Young People Through Agriculture, Health and Life Skills - By Joshua Mirondo, youth writer for Transition Earth


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News and Events

The End of Ice: Conversation on climate, population, & consumption

The End of Ice: Conversation on climate, population, & consumption

Join Transition Earth for a special event with Dahr Jamail, author of End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption and Stephanie Feldstein, director of the Center for Biological Diversity's Population & Sustainability program. We'll be talking about how to have much needed conversations on difficult issues – climate change, population growth and consumption – that should not be ignored.

Event flyer: Read

When: May 29th, 6:30PM
Where: Q Center, 4115 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97217

Transition Earth is honored to share the news that Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, Founder and CEO of Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH), has joined our Advisory Council. She and her organization promote conservation and public health by improving primary health care to both people and animals. Dr. Gladys' integrated approach to development has been instrumental in helping endangered mountain gorillas and supporting healthy local communities in Uganda.

Planetary Health Alliance

Transition Earth is pleased to announce that we are now part of the Planetary Health Alliance!

The Planetary Health Alliance is a consortium of over 70 dedicated universities, NGOs, government entities, research institutes, and other partners around the world committed to advancing planetary health.

Transition Earth is happy to announce that we have joined the Population & Sustainability Development Alliance (PSDA)

Transition Earth is happy to announce that we have joined the Population & Sustainability Development Alliance (PSDA)

PSDA is an international network of civil society organizations that work together on population, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and sustainable development issues.

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