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6&6 A Science-Art Collaboration: Exploring the patterns and processes of the Sonoran Desert and Gulf of California

Gavenus, Erika, Kapoor, Maya L.

What do deserts bring to mind for you? For some they are stark. Unforgiving. Isolating. For others […]

How Western civilisation could collapse

Some possible precipitating factors are already in place. How the West reacts to them will determine the […]

When political fantasy trumps scientific fact

Cribb, Julian

During the 1930s, around ten million Russians and Ukrainians starved to death in a horrific event known […]

Ideal Algebra, a novel by Michael Charles Tobias

A new novel from Dancing Star Foundation President Michael Charles Tobias: It is the early 21st century, in […]

April 22nd | Earth Day and March for Science

This year’s Earth Day activities included widespread gatherings of people standing together around the world to acknowledge and voice the […]

The Inner Sense of Trees | A children’s book from Active Remedy Ltd.

Joy, Tara

Active Remedy Ltd. is a UK-based Not for Profit Company founded in 2005. Active Remedy focuses upon uniting people […]

Obama’s science diaspora prepares for a fight

With only a bare-bones staff being maintained at the U.S. Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) […]

Listening to Extinction: Rachmaninoff, science, and a moral call to action

McCabe, Rachelle, Moore, Kathleen Dean

It is impossible to hear the silence of vanished birdsong. We can’t see the absence of rainbow […]

Recapturing the Inverted Systems of Our Civilization

Beck, Justin, Keskin, Eda

The financial crisis precipitating in 2008-9 led many of us to a number of stark observations about […]

Statement of Commitment to Ecocentrism

Together Haydn Washington, Bron Taylor, Helen Kopnina, Paul Cryer and John J. Piccolo developed a statement of […]

Webinar | Let’s Talk About the Birds & the Bees on Earth Day

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 @ 9:00 PM (EDT) In 1970 we rallied to rein in human population […]

New EPA documents reveal even deeper proposed cuts to staff and programs

How exactly would the 31% budget cut to the US Environmental Protection Agency proposed by President Trump’s […]

Arthur Singer: The Wildlife Art of an American Master

Wagner, David

David Wagner shares an excerpt from his introduction to the soon-to-be published book: Arthur Singer: The Wildlife […]

News Feeds

The MAHB features feeds of recent articles from groups that share the mission and vision of the […]

The War on Facts – Why Science Loses Against Populism

Aydurmus, Didem

At first sight the idea of a War on Facts may appear too strong. However, the consequences […]

Nature Unleashed

O'Brien, Mary

You’ve been to this place before, probably at this exact spot listening to the river, waiting for […]

Why President Trump needs to finally name a science advisor

John P. Holdren, former director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and […]

Engaging the Unengaged

Gaines, Andrew

Many of the people in the MAHB are academics or activists. In my view most activists need […]

Project for Public Spaces’ Santa Clara’s Community Engagement Initiative

Last week, Project for Public Spaces (PPS) and Don Weden kicked off the first phase of Santa […]

Biological Extinction | Paul R. Ehrlich

How to Save the Natural World on Which We Depend Paul R. Ehrlich presents during the workshop […]

Open Thread | What does the way forward look like for scientists?

What does the way forward look like for scientists? Should they be engaging as advocates and activists? […]

The Present Mass Extinction: How do the Tropics fit?

Presented by Professor Paul Ehrlich of Stanford University, California Overpopulation and the continual growth of human enterprise […]

Lending Aesthetic Weight to Restoration

Gavenus, Erika, O'Brien, Mary

Adobe Creek runs through the heart of California’s Silicon Valley Redwood Grove Park. Since 2013, a deep […]

Is Human Sustainability Possible? | A Review of Roy Morrison’s Sustainability Sutra

Morrison, Jane Gray, Tobias, Michael Charles

A Review of Roy Morrison’s book, Sustainability Sutra: An Ecological Investigation In my Foreword to Roy Morrison’s […]

A roadmap for rapid decarbonization

We have the Paris Agreement, but how can its goals actually be achieved? Johan Rockström and colleagues […]

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