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


A red circle set against a Tuscan landscape by Giuseppe Milo

The world is round; the economy should be circular

Tunstall, Thomas

Entropy, life-cycle accounting and the circular economy are terms and concepts indicative of how society looks at […]


The Ecological Citizen | Vol. 2, No. 1

The Ecological Citizen is pleased to announce the publication of the first issue of its second volume. […]

Front Cover of Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic | Stanford University Press

Rising Up with Sonali | Jaws: The Story Of A Hidden Epidemic

Sonali Kolhatkar, host and Executive Producer of Rising Up with Sonali, discusses Jaws: The Story Of A Hidden Epidemic with […]

Eradication of diphtheria tetanus by Michael Tobias

The Eradication of Diphtheria Tetanus

The Eradication of Diphtheria Tetanus is Michael Tobias’ newly released play. The United States is well into […]

Ridiculous Right image courtesy of PMC

Family Planning Is a Human Right – Right?

Population Media Center

This article was originally published by Population Media Center on July 3, 2018 On July 11th, 2018, […]

Two Cows by Martin Gommel | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Grazed and Confused? How much can grazing livestock help to mitigate climate change?

The livestock sector is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and the need for more grazing […]

Image by A Health Blog | Flickr | CC BY-SA 2.0

On psychology and human nature

Steven talks to us about psychology and human nature. 1. Does the theory of evolution apply to […]


The next big change in environmental campaigning – the opportunity of our shared ‘compassionate’ values.

Crompton, Tom

This article was originally published by the Common Cause Foundation, and is republished here with permission. Our […]

Front Cover of Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic | Stanford University Press

Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic

Pause for a moment to look around and note how industrialization has changed your everyday life. The […]

A student designs an evolutionary tree during the launch of DIY Go Extinct!

Marsupial lions, dinos, and ‘roos, oh my! A game about biodiversity puts kids in the designer’s seat

Gavenus, Erika, Marcy, Ariel

Fulbright Scholar and University of Queensland evolutionary biology Ph.D. student, Ariel Marcy and the STEAM Galaxy Studios team merged […]

Bitcoin Traces / Martin Nadal (ES) by Ars Electronica | flickr |  CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Utility of the Blockchain for Climate Mitigation

Delton Chen explores the use of the blockchain as a tool for establishing consensus within society over […]

River and Stuff by Ricardo Velasquez | Flickr  | CC BY-ND 2.0

Approaching the 2030 Agenda from a Hydrological Cycle Based Perspective

Active Remedy Ltd. shares its submission towards the UN ‘Global Sustainable Development Report 2019’ that was accepted […]

Global media connections

Humanity’s Dysfunctional Nervous System

Holland, Geoffrey

In the modern world we know, the mass media – television, radio, and the internet – function […]

Money Plant by Tax Credits | Flickr | CC BY 2.0

The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy

From the publisher: Who really creates wealth in our world? And how do we decide the value […]


The Entropy Model: A novel

Political economist, Thomas Tunstall, explores the disconnect between economics and ecosystems through his novel, The Entropy Model. […]


Where now for the environment movement? Weathercocks and signposts ten years on

Tom Crompton and the Common Cause Foundation call for the environmental movement to move away from the […]


Is Vasectomy a Women’s Issue?

Smith, Dedra

Around the world, about 33% of married women opt for tubal ligation as their best guarantee of […]

2 | 4 | 8 by LIZ | Flickr | CC BY 2.0

Come On! Capitalism, Short-termism, Population and the Destruction of the Planet

A new report to the Club of Rome by the co-presidents Ernst von Weizsäcker and Anders Wijkman […]

Light in the Forest by Craig | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Mitigating Climate Change through Safeguarding and Protecting the Global Hydrological Cycle using an Ecosystem-based Adaptation Approach

In November 2017 at COP 23, the United Nations Climate Change launched the 2018 Talanoa Dialogue Platform. Designed […]


The Silver Gun Hypothesis: New Model for a Sustainable Carbon Economy

Delton Chen

Introduction Many people are hoping that civilization will undergo an economic transformation for the objective of becoming […]

Young mangrove saplings growing in Kubu Raya, West Kalimantan, Indonesia. by Sigit Deni Sasmito/CIFOR

John D. Liu Interview: “It Is Possible to Rehabilitate Large-Scale Damaged Ecosystems.”

Italian Agronomist Riccardo Tucci (, along with World Permaculture Association Executive Director Rhamis Kent, interview film-maker and ecologist […]

American Mine (Carlin, Nevada 2, 2007) © David Maisel

EXTRACTION: Art on the Edge of the Abyss

Dobb, Edwin, Koch, Peter

The age of the sacrifice zone He could see farther into the ground than any other mining […]

Participants explore consumption in America at the Stanford Design School | Image by Nico Sandi

Empowering Conscious Consumption

Wilburn, Eric

What are the drivers of unconscious consumption? On May 14th, an interdisciplinary group of fifteen Stanford undergraduate […]

Image: Washington's second inauguration at Philadelphia, by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1863-1930)

When Winning in Court Won’t Save the Environment: Looking for a Plan “C” (Part 2)

Stronberg, Joel

Wouldn’t it be great if we could put questions of climate policy directly to voters? It would […]

Illustration by Albert Dorne

When Winning in Court Won’t Save the Environment: Looking for a Plan “C” (Part 1)

Stronberg, Joel

Q. What if a government refused to comply with a court order directing it to put into […]

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