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NEW! MAHB Events Calendar

To better inform MAHB members about upcoming events, we have set up a MAHB Events Calendar hosted […]

Yardfarmers Trailer is Out!

What happens when you take six young Americans and move them back in with their parents to […]

First Comes the Heart, Then Comes the Action

Robert Bateman

To anyone paying attention it is obvious that impact of humanity on nature is destructive in many […]

Per capita consumption: a DON’T list

David J. Booth

As Paul Ehrlich has pointed out over decades, the resource consumption equation has 2 components:  population size […]

Global warming in 2015 made weather more extreme and it’s likely to get worse

Jason Samenow reports on the record breaking weather of 2015. For those still unconvinced about the reality […]

Global Temperature in 2015

Earth’s 2015 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern record keeping began. In this report, James Hansen […]

PSN supports provision of family planning information to Democratic Republic of Congo refugees

The Population and Sustainability Network is proud to  announce that it is helping Network member, the Thohoyandou Victim Empowerment Programme, […]

When the most expensive thing we can do is nothing

Tomesha Campbell

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) was established to help the most vulnerable nations adapt to climate change, […]

Scientists say humans have now brought on an entirely new geologic epoch

Chris Mooney reports on recent research pertaining to the geologic reality of the Anthropocene. A group of […]

Mind Map of Global Civilizational Collapse

Why Nothing is Happening in Response to Global Challenges Curiously, whilst science can produce awe-inspiring images of […]

“…and Gulliver Returns” –In Search of Utopia–

In a series that artfully weaves together science fiction, studies in ethics and philosophy, and the reality […]

Mapping the Emerging Post-Capitalist Paradigm and Its Main Thinkers

Are we moving beyond capitalism? If so, what alternatives are we moving towards and how will they […]

Climate Change, Health, and Population Dynamics: A View from Tanzania

“One progressive way of helping at-risk people adapt to climate change is to improve their health. Voluntary […]

Australian Bushfires Signal New Climate Dangers

Andrew Beattie, Christine Turnbull, Paul R. Ehrlich

The recent bushfires in Western Australia were much more than “bush” fires as they raged through mature […]

Course Organizer Training

On February 11th, join the Northwest Earth Institute for an informational, inspirational webinar that will give you all the […]

Weekly Roundup January 2nd-8th

Happy 2016 everyone! From the MAHB Secretariat, we hope that you enjoyed the holiday season. We are […]

“Convince Them to Say It”: Environmental Researchers and the Touchy Topics of Family Planning and Population

Kenneth Weiss pulls together vignettes from three highly-credentialed scientists and researchers to illuminate how the population taboo […]

Could Your Choice of Meat Be Harming the Amazon and Environment?

Tim Sparke

When you sit down to dig into a burger, what are you thinking about? That tasty, salty […]

The Annihilation of Nature: Human Extinction of Birds and Mammals

Hot off the press! “This book shows us the face of Earth’s sixth great mass extinction, revealing […]

We aren’t just talking about the weather

This poem by spoken word poet Sophia Walker was performed at the 2015 Climate and Health Summit […]

Are there caterpillars on butterfly wings?

Visually interesting butterflies make likely subjects for a collaboration between the arts and sciences. In this case, […]

COP21 – Is the jubilation warranted?

Jeremy Lent

This article originally appeared in Patterns of Meaning, a blog that explores the patterns of meaning that […]

Local level disaster risk reduction is not a panacea

Aaron Clark-Ginsberg

Summary: Local level actors are increasingly recognised as critical actors for reducing disaster risk. Yet, local level actors […]

Global Consensus on Climate Change Is a Good Start

Scott Barrett, the Lenfest-Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics at Columbia University’s School of International and Public […]

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