The Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere: connecting activists, scientists, humanists and civil society to foster global change.



Under 2 MOU: Subnational Global Climate Leadership Memorandum of Understanding

The Under 2 MOU brings together states and regions willing to commit to reducing their greenhouse gas […]

A Degrowth Response to an Ecomodernist Manifesto

Jeremy Caradonna et al.

A group known as the “ecomodernists,” which includes prominent environmental thinkers and development specialists such as Ted […]

Yardfarmers Calls for Contestants

What happens when you take six young Americans and move them back in with their parents to […]

A thrilling look at the first 21 days of a bee’s life

Anand Varma was asked to photograph the compelling, and increasingly threatened, lives of bees. Varma worked with […]

The Big Picture: Help Families Work with Robert Reich

Robert Reich with outlines how policies that support working families also support the economy: Do policies […]

Performance Art and Science

“The mandate for great and difficult achievement is manifest in the science of sustainability and climate change. […]

Turning 21 in the Anthropocene: An Invitation for Young People to Participate in their Future

From Earth Day Eve 2015, Nate Hagens presents Turning 21 in the Anthropocene: An Invitation for Young […]

Confronting the Elephant in the Living Room

Michael Mielke

As most aware environmental activists know, the great unacknowledged elephant today is our collective inability to respond […]

Arctic ice melting faster and earlier as scientists demand action

NOAA scientists announced on Tuesday that there was less ice in the Arctic this winter than any […]

Collapse of the world’s largest herbivores

The world’s largest herbivores face multiple, concurrent threats, This paper from Ripple et al. explores these threats […]

(No) more fish in the sea

Holly Moeller

In mid-April, a 20-million-dollar industry hit the brakes when the Pacific Fishery Management Council voted to close […]

The House of Owls

Tony Angell uses his considerable talents as an author, illustrator, and naturalist to captivate readers with the […]

My Plate, My Planet

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are set to be updated and published in 2015. The Guidelines  hold tremendous implications […]

Getting the Anthropocene so wrong

In a paper just published in The Anthropocene Review, Clive Hamilton argues that a proper understanding of the Earth […]

Sustainable Solutions to Youth Unemployment

Under- and unemployment, especially among youth, remain at staggering rates. Can jobs be created that break away […]

May 20th | Mist of the Earth: Art and Sustainability

May 20, 2015 | 3-5:00 pm (EDT) | 6th Floor Flom Auditorium, Wilson Center, Washington, DC “Mist […]

Environmentalism’s Dirty Secret

Speaking with Paul R. Ehrlich, Greg Stevens delves into the history of population’s role, or lack of […]

Urban farming is booming, but what does it really yield?

Elizabeth Royte investigates the yields urban farming, in its many forms, produces and finds that some of […]

Why Our Students Should Debate Climate Change

Andrew Stuhl

Before I go any further, let me be clear: climate change is real. It is happening now. […]

Slamming the Anthropocene: Performing climate change in museums

The University of Wisconsin held an Anthropocene Slam in November of 2014. The Slam asked contributors to […]

#ECRPaper: Marine regime shifts: drivers and impacts on ecosystems services

Are there patterns underlying the drivers of marine regime shifts and the impacts these shifts hold for […]

Everything I thought I knew about water in California is wrong

Nathanael Johnson set out to write a piece outlining the ways to address the pains of California’s […]

Is It Possible to “Consume with Care?”

The World Environment Day 2015 Blog Competition is themed Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care. Yardfarmers […]

Earth Day 2015

April 22nd marks Earth Day, a day to recognize the incredible planet that is our home, the […]

Read More Blog Posts