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


The MAHB Website’s New Look: More than just appearances

Erika Gavenus

The MAHB is very excited to announce that our website has a new face!  We look forward […]

Dec. 9 | Developing Global Governance for Climate Change

Dr. Ilan Kelman | December 9, 2014 from 18:00-19:00 (GMT) | Gustav Tack Lecture Theatre in Main […]

A New Frontier:  Unintended consequences and unintended opportunities

Don Kennedy

In Vannever Bush’s post- World War 2 letter on behalf of Federal science, he spoke of the […]

Sustainable Population and Economy for Human Well-being

Ppresented by: Paul Ehrlich and Dick Smith Overpopulation and our growth-based economic system pose a serious threat to […]

Human population reduction is not a quick fix for environmental problems

Abstract: The inexorable demographic momentum of the global human population is rapidly eroding Earth’s life-support system. There are […]

The MAHB website has a new look!

We are excited to announce that the MAHB website has a new look! The website remains a […]

Call for Entries- COAL Prize Art and Environment 2015

The COAL Prize Art and Environment rewards each year a project by a contemporary artist involved in […]

FACT SHEET: U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change and Clean Energy Cooperation

“President Obama announced a new target to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28 percent below 2005 levels […]

News Feeds

Check out feeds of recent articles from organizations linked to the mission and vision of the MAHB […]

The Legacy of Lima?

Jane Gray Morrison, Michael Charles Tobias

At Yale University October 14th, Todd Stern, the U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change, suggested that – along lines […]

Countdown: Our last best hope for a future on Earth?

“With a million more of us every 4½ days on a planet that’s not getting any bigger, […]

The supply and demand of net primary production in the Sahel

ABSTRACT: Net primary production (NPP) is the principal source of energy for ecosystems and, by extension, human populations […]

Shrimp the ‘canary in the coal mine’ of Gulf of Maine: Warning is broader, pointing to climate change

Can New England’s shrimp fishery provide an opportunity to identify a responsive path forward for fisheries management […]

Bridging the Gap: A Conversation About Family Planning and Climate Change

A presentation about the upcoming report from the Population Dynamics and Climate-Compatible Development Expert Working Group formed […]

The Colbert Report: The Republicans’ Inspiring Climate Change Message

Stephen Colbert investigates the common statement among climate deniers “I am not a scientist” and determines: “Everyone […]

The world reshaped: the end of the population pyramid

On the global scale, we are seeing a reshaping of the age-structure of society from a pyramid […]

Listen Closely As This California Forest Falls Eerily Quiet Over 10 Years

Recordings from a section of forest between Napa and Sonoma valleys by expert bio-acoustician Bernie Krause provide […]

Will the world’s population stop growing?

It depends on progress in female education! An infographic from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

Climate Peril

The Intelligent Reader’s Guide to Understanding the Climate Crisis “John Berger, author of Climate Peril: The Intelligent Reader’s […]

Condoms Fight Climate Change, but Nobody Wants to Talk About It

“The equation seems fairly simple: The more the world’s population rises, the greater the strain on dwindling […]

Changing the World: Using the Humanity System idea

Michael Tuckson

Paul Ehrlich’s first visit to Australia in 1970 drew me away from doctoral studies in palaeoecology towards […]

Your life on earth

An interactive way to get a glimpse of how dramatically the earth has changed during just the […]

Conservation biology and the endarkenment

Paul R. Ehrlich

Frederik Dalerum (2014) has nicely summarized what many of us consider the basic question of how conservation […]

It’s Personal: Why leaders don’t turn climate knowledge into action

Simon Divecha

There is an abundance of profitable business opportunity to be found in addressing sustainability issues. These stand […]

Sustainable Population and Economy for Human Well-being

November 6, 2014 | 5:00 to 6:00 pm AEDT | Hobart, Tasmania | Stanley Burbury Theatre, University Centre, […]

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