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



Controlling Harmful Substances: Disposing of Asbestos the Right Way

Anderson, Virgil

Nearly 2 million people in 2016 alone were diagnosed with one form of cancer, reports the National […]

Post-fire mudslide problems aren’t new and likely to get worse

MacDonald, Lee

Several weeks after a series of wildfires blackened nearly 500 square miles in Southern California, a large […]

Launch event for Santa Clara-based grassroots organization Catalyze SV

Launch Event January 31st, 6:00-8:00pm Midtown Arts Mercantile Building in San Jose RSVP requested In 2015, we […]

The Bee, Part III: Future Outlook for the Bee With Self-pollination, Human pollination, Synthetic Biology and Robot Bees

Bing, Yu, Kuo, Gioietta

Faced with a vast reduction in the bee population, what will our future society look like? Bees […]

The Bee, Part II: Disappearance of the Bees, What We Can Do to Help

Kuo, Gioietta

The importance of bees in our food cycle cannot not be over-emphasized. More than 2/3 of the […]

The Bee, Part I: Dance of the Bees

Kuo, Gioietta

Bees are not ordinary wildlife. They have a special relationship with human society. For millions of years […]

MAHB Weekly Roundup | Dec 30-Jan 5

With the new year underway, we wanted to share some of the new materials that were recently […]

The Ecological Citizen, Interview with Paul Ehrlich

The Ecological Citizen editorial team interviews Paul R. Ehrlich on the extent his early research informed his views […]

Bee –An Endangered Species

Gioietta Kuo presents the devastating reduction of bee populations around the world, considering the implications and drivers […]

Where to? Genetic Engineering —Genetically Modified Organisms, GMO, Synthetic Life and Bioethics

Authors Gioietta Kuo and Lane Jennings consider the different directions the future could push genetic modification research, […]

The Population Crisis – A Call to Arms, Part Two

Rimmer, Eric

The following post is Part Two of Eric Rimmer’s earlier article, The Population Crisis – A Call […]

What Will It Really Take to Avoid Collapse?

Lent, Jeremy

Fifteen thousand scientists have issued a dire warning to humanity about impending collapse but virtually no-one takes […]

World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice

“Twenty-five years ago, the Union of Concerned Scientists and more than 1700 independent scientists, including the majority of […]

China’s drivers and planetary ecological collapse

Richard Smith considers if China can be the ecological civilization Xi Jinping has promised. In exploring the […]

Having Your Bit of Cake and Eating it Too?

Assadourian, Erik

Downsizing, the film by Alexander Payne, which follows Paul Safranek (Matt Damon) as he decides to shrink […]

Taking a Ride in the Time Machine

Assadourian, Erik

This post was originally published on December 16, 2014 and is shared again in reflection of the […]

How Bill McKibben’s radical idea of fossil-fuel divestment transformed the climate debate

Hoffman, Andrew J., Schifeling, Todd

“We need to view the fossil-fuel industry in a new light. It has become a rogue industry, […]

Climate Crisis and Managed Deindustrialization: Debating Alternatives to Ecological Collapse

Richard Smith makes an argument for ecosocialism as the only alternative if we wish to avoid market-driven […]

Fewer crops are feeding more people worldwide – and that’s not good

Zimmerer, Karl

One day last March I talked with Juliana and Elisa, a mother and daughter who farmed just […]

Open Thread: How are you celebrating this holiday season?

Gavenus, Erika

The MAHB Secretariat wishes you a happy holiday season! We are using this blog post to gather your thoughts […]

Urgent call for continued protection of Bears Ears National Monument

Dear Colleagues, I write to ask you to join me in an urgent call for the continued […]

Keep In Mind: The Thugs Running the U.S. Government Are a Small Part of the Story

Ehrlich, Anne H., Ehrlich, Paul R.

Everyone seems fascinated by the behavior of the sexual predator who is president of the United States, […]

No Dark in Sight

A photography exhibit exploring light pollution. The project is currently on exhibition at the Diekema-Hamann gallery in […]

The Population Crisis – A Call to Arms

Rimmer, Eric

Paul Ehrlich could not have known when he wrote The Population Bomb with Anne Ehrlich in 1968 that […]

Ice Apocalypse

Rapid collapse of Antarctic glaciers could flood coastal cities by the end of this century. As questions […]

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