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The MAHB, The Arts, and The Humanities

Ehrlich, Paul R.

One question I am often asked is how the humanities can help out with the MAHB and […]

Applying Design Thinking to Large-Scale Social Change

Gaines, Andrew

Engineers and architects have a way of thinking that can make the environmental/ progressive movement far more […]

Is it worth trying to “reframe” climate change? Probably not.

Spurring technological innovation. Reducing local air pollution. Improving national security. Meeting a religious or moral imperative. Climate […]

Sculptured Narratives

Newman, Ken

Idaho sculptor, Ken Newman, a member of several art organizations including the National Sculpture Society and the Society […]

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? […]

How scientists should confront the antagonists

What comes next for scientists facing threats to their work? On Radio National’s The Science Show, Robyn […]

Conversation Earth with Dave Gardner

Dave Gardner, moderator of the MAHB Media Messaging Node, is back with new episodes of Conversation Earth a radio series […]

What will it take to provide real hope for young people?

Gaines, Andrew

Schoolchildren learn about Antarctic ice shelves and global warming. Disturbing stuff. On current trends they will certainly […]

MAHB DebateGraph | How do we navigate the Global 21st Century?

How do we navigate the Global 21st Century? The MAHB has created a series of DebateGraph maps […]

Vatican Visit

Ehrlich, Paul R.

I was somewhat apprehensive about taking my invited place at the workshop on biological extinction of the […]

MAHB March 2017 Newsletter

“Change always originates in the present” (Sharp et al. 2016) The potential for transformation is all around us. […]

Center for Biological Diversity’s Take Action Toolboxes

The Center for Biological Diversity is developing a series of Take Action Toolboxes to help provide passionate […]

On Human Nature

“Human nature is seriously flawed. We must learn to control our deep-seated instincts. Without fundamental change in […]

What Do We Want To Sustain? The Two Sides of Politics

Gill, Michael

We talk a lot about sustainability, but there is not much attention paid to what it is […]

“Preserved” Solo painting exhibition by Anita Yan Wong

Wong, Anita Yan

From March 3rd through 30th the Canessa Gallery in San Francisco will be presenting Preserved, a solo […]

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: An interdisciplinary approach to nature conservation and agriculture development on Namuli

Wilburn, Eric

This post was originally published by the Legado Initiative. The original piece can be found here. We […]

Do We Really Want Regulations Cut?

Brest van Kempen, Carel

We’ve heard a lot lately about regulations, and unless I miss my guess, we can expect to […]

The Future Looks Bright: Do the benefits of rooftop solar justify the credits provided?

Leibowitz, Heather

As we make the climb out of the winter season, we’re bound to see more chilly days, […]

What the River Knows: Siem Reap, Cambodia

Irland, Basia

This article was originally published by National Geographic’s Water Currents. The original can be found here. Siem Reap, […]

Can the world fight climate change in the era of Trump? Former White House science adviser thinks so.

Kroh, Kiley

Dr. Holdren weighs in on climate science, denial, and why every president needs a science adviser. This article […]

Reflections on Michael C. Tobias’s and Jane Gray Morrison’s Anthrozoology: Embracing Co-Existence in the Anthropocene

Wagner, David

David Wagner. Ph.D. reviews Anthrozoology: Embracing Co-Existence in the Anthropocene by Michael Charles Tobias and Jane Gray Morrison. You can […]

What the River Knows: Yaqui River, Sonora, Mexico

Irland, Basia

This article was originally published by National Geographic’s Water Currents. The original can be found here.   Yaqui […]

Paul Ehrlich reviews Tobias and Morrison’s most recent book –“Anthrozoology: Embracing Co-Existence in the Anthropocene”

Ehrlich, Paul R.

This week’s post is a review of Michael Charles Tobias and Jane Gray Morrison’s most recent book –Anthrozoology: […]

What the River Knows: Nisqually River, Washington State

Irland, Basia

This article was originally published by National Geographic’s Water Currents. The original can be found here. Birthed in […]

Avoiding Trade-Offs: Can population policies promote environmental protection and alleviate poverty?

Casey, Gregory, Galor, Oded

Introduction Climate change has the potential to cause significant harm to people and the planet (Stern, 2007; […]

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