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

Dear MAHB Community

We believe that all members of the MAHB, regardless of age, nationality, color, or other demographics, are […]

What Creates Our Behavioral Phenome?

A central theme of the flood of literature in recent years in “evolutionary psychology” and “behavioral genetics” […]

How to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change

How to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change Barack Obama, As millions of […]

My Observations, My Anxieties and My Art

David Russell

Ever since my childhood, I have been aware of the vital function of trees in binding and […]

Calls for global ban on wild animal markets amid coronavirus outbreak

Experts say wildlife sold for human consumption raises risk of new epidemics. Wild animal markets must be […]

COVID-19 and the future of North American borders

The United States closed its borders with Canada and Mexico to all but “essential” traffic more than […]

WEBCAST | Where Deforestation and Disease Collide: Sustainability and COVID-19 in the Brazilian Amazon

On May 14, the Brazil Institute, in partnership with the Environmental Change and Security Program, hosted an […]

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Webinar: Farming and eating during times of COVID19

Omega Resources for Resilience Webinar Farming and eating during times of  COVID19  Co-hosted by Millennium Alliance for […]

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Building BRIDGEs | Cross-Sectoral Approaches to Biodiversity Conservation: Governance, Natural Resource Management, and “Thinking and Working Politically”

The Wilson Center’s Environmental Change & Security Program, in partnership with USAID’s BRIDGE project, held the second […]

Ground Truth Briefing | Misinformation, Disinformation, and COVID-19 in MENA

Misinformation and conspiracy theories about COVID-19 are spreading online like a global wildfire. For public health officials […]

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Ground Truth Briefing | The COVID-19 Response in El Salvador and Nicaragua: Two Sides of the Same Authoritarian Coin?

Since taking office in June 2019, Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele has clashed frequently with the country’s legislature […]

Equal Rights Advocates Have An Impact On Our Planet’s Sustainability

Although the issues of equal rights and environmental sustainability may appear distinct, they are actually closely related. […]

Some Observations, and a Recipe

Stupich, Martin

This blog is part of MAHB’s ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT II  travelling museum exhibition series. Art on Impact I started […]

Understanding Our Pandemic – Economy Predicament

The world’s number one problem today is that the world’s population is too large for its resource […]

Rebuilding Our House After COVID-19

Max Winpenny

In times riddled with uncertainty and stress, this pandemic is giving humans an opportunity to focus on […]

Misinformation and Its Correction: Continued Influence and Successful Debiasing

The widespread prevalence and persistence of misinformation in contemporary societies, such as the false belief that there […]

The Fallacy of Endless Economic Growth

What economists around the world get wrong about the future. The idea that economic growth can continue […]

Introducing the concept of Demographic justice

People and organisations talking about Human population dynamics have found that a lot of people in particular […]

Finding God in the Pandemic: When We Ignore Science, We Ignore God

As viral deaths spiral heavenward, so too must many a prayer these days.  It’s a behavior inbedded […]

No COVID-19 Models Are Perfect, But Some Are Useful

The global coronavirus pandemic has brought renewed interest and focus on scientific models as we try to […]

The Fierce Urgency of Now.* The Deployment of Negative Emission Technologies (Nets) by Regional International Organizations


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Drawdown: a review of the Review

Hats off to Paul Hawken, the environmentalist behind Project Drawdown. Three years ago, he published a best-selling […]


Only ecology-based economies can avoid future catastrophe

Much has been made of the brief respite in carbon emissions that coronavirus has given the world. […]

Long-term thermal sensitivity of Earth’s tropical forests

The sensitivity of tropical forest carbon to climate is a key uncertainty in predicting global climate change. […]

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