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Why We Don’t Need Coercive Population Control

Earl, Jake

In his recent post on this blog, “When and How Will Growth Cease?,” Jason G. Brent argues […]

Contraceptual Art

Grossman, Richard

I first learned about Conceptual Art from a wonderful lecture on genres of art. The concept idea of making Contraceptual Art immediately […]

When and How Will Growth Cease?

Brent, Jason G.

Only with knowledge will humanity survive. Our search for knowledge will encounter uncertainties and unknowns, but search […]

When optimism spells disaster…

Cribb, Julian

One of the most dangerous threats to the human future in this, the Age of Perils, is […]

The MAHB Art Community: A reflection on the initiative and call for contributions

Gavenus, Erika

When the MAHB launched its Art Community space in February of 2016, it did so in recognition […]

In 2017, Earth Overshoot Day is August 2nd

By August 2, 2017, we will have used more from nature than the planet can renew in the […]

World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice

On the 25th anniversary of the renowned World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity initiated by the Union of […]

Call for Applicants for the Award for Conservation Excellence (ACE)

NEW AWARD-Call for Applicants for the Award for Conservation Excellence (ACE) Artist and conservationist John Banovich, through […]

6 Steps To Cultivating Future-Ready Students

Gourmelon, Gaelle

This post was originally published by the Worldwatch Institute. The original piece can be found here. At a […]

Webinar | Fewer Children: A Moral Responsibility

The long silence has been broken! 9 to 10:15 pm U.S. Eastern Daylight Time, August 9, 2017 A […]

When Virtual Reality Is No Match For A True Life In The Wild: The amazing “all natural” photographs of Thomas D. Mangelsen

Wilkinson, Todd

In this age of superior environmental awareness, when mass media and virtual reality are ostensibly supposed to […]

How conservation programs can be strengthened by meeting family planning needs

Hirsch, Carina, Johnson, David, Population and Sustainability Network

As part of the global Family Planning Summit held in London on 11th July, the Population & […]

The climate mitigation gap: education and government recommendations miss the most effective individual actions

There’s a gap between what the numbers indicate are the individual lifestyle choices most effective at reducing […]

Protect Children’s Health, Eliminate Lead Paint

Brosché, Sara

The man, an African executive sitting in front of me, is crying. He had been aware, in […]

Biological annihilation via the ongoing sixth mass extinction signaled by vertebrate population losses and declines

Ceballos, Ehrlich, and Dirzo demonstrate how assessments of Earth’s sixth mass extinction that focus on species level […]

Collective Creation of Public Space

Cabrerizo Sanz, Casilda

The people of Madrid are taking to the streets again. Public institutions have joined forces with local […]

Why ecocentrism is the key pathway to sustainability

Cryer, Paul, Kopnina, Helen, Piccolo, John J., Taylor, Bron, Washington, Haydn

The Earth’s biodiversity and ecological integrity is being lost at an ever-increasing rate due to human impacts. […]

Bringing Scientific Data to Life through Art: Jill Pelto constructs effective ways to communicate science through art

Gavenus, Erika, Pelto, Jill

Through the Arts Community space and weekly blog posts the MAHB has been highlighting artists who create work […]

Saving the Biosphere: The case for biosphere reserves in Nepal

Sharma, Binod

The biosphere is as important as life itself because it is all of life. Without the biosphere, […]

State of the World 2017 | EarthEd: Rethinking education on a changing planet

In its State of the World 2017 publication, The Worldwatch Institute turns its attention to how education systems […]

Cinema and Culture Along the River

Mendonça, Rafael

The Cinema no Rio Project brings films, workshops and discussions about the reality of the immense São […]

The End of Being: Abrupt Climate Change One of Many Ecological Crises Threatening to Collapse the Biosphere

Barry, Glen

This post was originally published by EcoInternet. The original piece can be found here. As industrial human […]

The tech threat: Moving towards a dystopian future

Technologies that will shape our future are already in play around us, and they will soon wreak […]

Creating the Canvas: A collaboration between Scott Bennett and Tom Baumgartner

Baumgartner, Tom, Bennett, Scott, Gavenus, Erika

Over the past weeks, the MAHB has had the pleasure of sharing the incredible collaborative work being […]

In the US, who is still taking action?

As federal policies and actions fall behind, and in many cases reverse course, in the U.S. some […]

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