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Quinkan Art: Preserving the Deep Past

Andrew Beattie, Anne H. Ehrlich, Christine Turnbull, Paul R. Ehrlich

Humanity does not have a good record when it comes to caring for signs of its past accomplishments. Napoleon’s gunners famously […]

A Context for Assessing the Potential Ecological Fall-Out from the Tianjin Chemical Explosions

Michael Charles Tobias

This speech was delivered by Dr. Tobias to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences two years ago, […]

Islamic leaders issue bold call for rapid phase out of fossil fuels

Our species, though selected to be a caretaker or steward (khalifah) on the earth, has been the […]

Art That Walks in the World

“Two California artists are creating public sculptures that heal damaged ecosystems and eventually disappear back into nature.” […]

World Population Data 2015 | Focus on Women’s Empowerment

“Every year, Population Reference Bureau (PRB) provides the latest demographic data for the world, global regions, and more […]

Population Dynamics and the Sustainable Development Goals

Carina Hirsch, Population Sustainability Network

A new report by the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Population, Development, and Reproductive Health entitled Population […]

Without Water, No Sustainable Development: World Water Week 2015

In preparation for World Water Week (August 23-28), Anders Jägerskog stresses the importance of water to human society […]

Global warming seen lurking behind this summer’s deadly heat waves

This summer has brought unusually extreme heat to many areas in the Northern Hemisphere, setting new records […]

DNA evidence proves climate change killed off prehistoric megafauna

Analysis of ancient megafauna DNA reveals that a series of events throughout the past 50,000 years occurred […]

INNGE Events Calendar

A community calendar, from the International Network of Next Generation Ecologists, of conferences and other events in […]

Rich nations’ climate plans fall short of hopes for Paris summit

With Australia submitting its strategy earlier in the week, Reuters used the pledges of developed nations to […]

Why resilience is unappealing to social science: Theoretical and empirical investigations of the scientific use of resilience

Collaborating across disciplines often proves to be a vocabulary exercise, with the struggles of deciphering jargon all […]

Earth Overshoot Day 2015

For 2015, August 13th marks Earth Overshoot Day –the day when our demand exceeds what the Earth’s […]

Online Course: Planetary Boundaries and Human Opportunities

On Monday 14 September the second edition of the massive open online course (MOOC) on the state […]

11 Billion People By 2100 — And India Will Be More Populous Than China

Jason Beaubien discusses the recent UN population projections with Robert Walker from The Population Institute, Shenggan Fan […]

News from Yardfarmers

This week from Yardfarmers Tips from a  Successful Small-Farm Farmer: the author of The Market Gardener, Jean-Martin Fortier, […]

Footing the Bill: Art and Our Ecological Footprint (Part I)

Part I of a two-part exhibition addressing the urgent need to live sustainably within Earth’s finite resources. […]

Protecting the Australian Great Barrier Reef and the local coal industry: A tragedy of scale

Graham H. Pyke

The Australian Great Barrier Reef (GBR), truly one of the wonders of the world, is threatened by […]

Today’s youth are coming of age in the age of extinction

Is climate change causing pre-traumatic stress disorder in millennials? Across polls, younger generations show greater concern about […]

News Feeds

Feeds of recent articles from organizations linked to the mission and vision of the MAHB Climate Change: A […]

Population Stabilization and Planetary Stewardship at 2015 ESA Annual Meeting

August 13, 2015 | 8-11:00 AM (EDT) | Baltimore, MD | 2015 ESA Annual Meeting Organizer: Karin E. […]

The scariest part of climate change isn’t what we know, but what we don’t

Bill Laurance from James Cook University makes the effort to summarize “what we think we know, don’t […]

Feeding people on our stressed planet will require a “revolution”

“Two renowned scientists—Stanford’s Paul Ehrlich and UC-Berkeley’s John Harte — argue that feeding the planet goes way […]

Monetary Code: Non-selectable Culture Code.

Bryan Atkins

Survival is largely a function of processing complex network relationship-information with sufficient speed, accuracy, and power. Examples: […]

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