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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 […]

Yellow Bike by Guido Gloor Modjib | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Mindful Climate Action: Health and Environmental Co-Benefits from Mindfulness-Based Behavioral Training

Discussion of potential co-benefits are common when attention turns to the relationship between public health and climate […]

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The Theoretical Individual

Imagination, Ethics and the Future of Humanity From the publisher: How can the one influence the many? […]

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Ecological Economics for the Anthropocene: An emerging paradigm

Editors Brown and Timmerman bring together a comprehensive look at the origins of ecological economic, how the […]

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Prosperity Without Growth: Economics for a Finite Planet

Throughout this book, Jackson tackles the questions of: What is prosperity? Can greater prosperity be achieved without […]

Dust Storm by  Marquette University | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

How the World Breaks: Life in Catastrophe’s Path, from the Caribbean to Siberia

The age of natural disasters is coming to a close. Where we once saw spontaneous destruction from […]

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The Anthropocene: Humanity’s lasting influence on Earth

A new factsheet from Transition Earth provides a brief overview of what it means to have entered […]

Students from the Kiriwaneliya Singla School, the school is partially funded by AusAID through a partnership with World Vision. | Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade | Flickr | CC BY 2.0

State of the World 2017 | EarthEd: Rethinking education on a changing planet

In its State of the World 2017 publication, The Worldwatch Institute┬áturns its attention to how education systems […]

Message From the Unseen World a permanent installation beneath Bishop's Bridge Road celebrates Alan Turing through a collaborative piece by United Visual Artists that uses a Turing-inspired algorithm to shuffle the words of a poem by Nick Drake. Image by R~P~M | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The tech threat: Moving towards a dystopian future

Technologies that will shape our future are already in play around us, and they will soon wreak […]

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Scientists, Stop Thinking Explaining Science Will Fix Things

How can scientists effectively communicate science? If the goal is to change opinions, Tim Requarth suggests moving […]