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Opinion: First thoughts on Trump-era science

Ehrlich, Anne H., Ehrlich, Paul R.

Stanford researchers Paul and Anne Ehrlich offer suggestions on coping in a world where science suddenly feels […]

Faith-Based Economics: The Corporate World and the Survival of Civilization

Ehrlich, Anne H., Ehrlich, Paul R.

 In 1966 distinguished economist Kenneth Boulding wrote: “Anyone who believes that exponential growth can go on forever […]

Beyond the Big Five

Ehrlich, Anne H., Ehrlich, Paul R.

For first-time visitors to Africa, the must-see fauna there usually is what hunters used to call the […]

Quinkan Art: Preserving the Deep Past

Beattie, Andrew, Ehrlich, Anne H., Ehrlich, Paul R., Turnbull, Christine

Humanity does not have a good record when it comes to caring for signs of its past accomplishments. Napoleon’s gunners famously […]

Another Aussie Parrot at Risk

Beattie, Andrew, Ehrlich, Anne H., Ehrlich, Paul R., Turnbull, Christine

In a previous post to the MAHB Blog the story of the endangered orange-bellied parrot of Tasmania […]

Islands As Harbingers

Ehrlich, Anne H., Ehrlich, Paul R.

The decline of animal biodiversity in the Pacific discussed in our last blog is hardly confined to […]

Collapse of Avian Biodiversity in the Pacific

Ehrlich, Anne H., Ehrlich, Paul R.

We arrived off Ducie Island at dawn on October 12. The rough seas and the air above […]

Humanity’s Gamble (II)

Ehrlich, Anne H., Ehrlich, Paul R.

Our apparently robust civilization is facing a prospect of global breakdown as major support systems begin to […]

Humanity’s Gamble (I)

Ehrlich, Anne H., Ehrlich, Paul R.

Humanity today complacently assumes that the world agricultural system can continue to feed the huge and growing […]

Global Dash of Folly

Ehrlich, Anne H., Ehrlich, Paul R.

Individuals have been raising alarm about the impacts of humanity on its life-support systems as far back […]