The Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere:
Responding to the human predicament.
Reducing the threat of a shattering collapse of civilization.

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Improving wellbeing and reducing future world population

Abstract Almost 80% of the 4 billion projected increase in world population by 2100 comes from 37 […]

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How Indonesia’s election puts global biodiversity at stake with an impending war on palm oil

This week, Indonesia will hold a presidential election that will make or break incumbent Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s […]

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The Bucky Starts Here Time to Gather Under One Big Intent — Thrival for All

Steve Bhaerman

No matter how you look at it, these are extraordinary times where we seem to face crisis […]

Engrossed A young girl “reads” ice-book text comprised of Fremont cottonwood seed(Populus fremontii) beside the Rio Grande in Albuquerque, New Mexico | Photo by Claire Cote

The Population Sciences Are in The Dark Ages

Imagine the field of astrophysics if nobody agreed on the definition for “mass” and if the formula […]

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On Strategies for Socioecological Transformation

This article was originally published by Degrowth, 9 January 2019 In a recent post, a group of authors […]

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This is how Human Extinction could play out

Food-system collapse, sea-level rise, disease. In his new book “Falter,” Bill McKibben asks, “Is it Too Late?” […]

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Abrupt Climate Change and Extinction with Guy McPherson and the MAHB

Happening in the San Francisco Bay area Friday April 26th: A Living Room Conversation with Guy McPherson  […]

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Public Ownership and the Common Wealth – A MAHB Dialogue with Author Thomas Hanna

Holland, Geoffrey

Thomas Hanna is the Research Director of The Democracy Collaborative, an organization working to carry out a […]

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How climate change is pushing Central American migrants to the US

The northern triangle of Central America, the largest source of asylum seekers crossing the US border, is […]

Mangelsen, Abolseli Crossing. Amboseli Crossing, which captures a herd of elephants walking single file at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, has won Mangelsen praise for blending the power of fine art imagery with natural history interpretation to create a mood and highlight the plight of imperiled species.

From Australia to Africa, fences are stopping Earth’s great animal migration

For time immemorial, many wildlife species have survived by undertaking heroic long-distance migrations. But many of these […]

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Why Americans are letting the oceans die …and why there is still hope

Mark Hixon

My facemask flooded with tears.  Before me lay a cemetery of pure white tombstones — formerly colorful […]


Health Risk of Plastic Pollutants and How to Solve Them

The Commonwealth Club will be hosting Pete Myers as he speaks about the health risk of plastic […]

Green New Deal

The Green New Deal: What’s Really Green and What’s Really New

Originally published in Steady State Herald, 14 February 2019 Ask Americans what the Green New Deal is all […]

The author has hypothesized that more old-growth forests have been lost than the biosphere can bear.

Depth Ecology

Deep ecology, as a movement and a way of thinking, has commonly been contrasted to conventional environmentalism, […]

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52nd session of the Commission on Population and Development. 10 Key Findings

The world’s population is growing larger and older, while also becoming more mobile and more urbanized. Population […]


Hard Choices: Green New Deal and SA Climate Ready

This past February, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s office released an updated version of her Green New Deal bill. The […]

The moment when the surface of a soap bubble, broken by a nail, has begun to collapse and fall apart, but hasn't finished yet. Collapse by Sober Rabbit | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Facing Extinction

Facing Extinction by Catherine Ingram DARK KNOWLEDGE “The heavens were all on fire; the earth did tremble.” […]


Particle Pollution: A Microscopic Problem at a Global Scale

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), air pollution kills nearly 7 million people a year, and […]


Weekly News Update

Jonathan Staufer

Families for a Liveable Climate has launched in Missoula, Montana. The non-partisan, grassroots effort, bringing together people […]

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Humanity Can Have a Future

Cribb, Julian

Science writer Julian Cribb looks at how humans thinking as a species can overcome existential threats. Watch […]

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After Paris, Inequality, Fair Shares, and the Climate Emergency

 If we are to achieve the critical outcome of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C, the wealthy […]


Taking Meaningful Action in a Time of Crisis

Taking Action in a Time of Crisis: Live, Online Event April 3, 2019, 1:30 PM PST / […]


Actions required to stop global collapse

Unique report gives 189 nations’ actions required to stop ‘global collapse’ For 50 years science advice has […]

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