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


Certain technologies are an existential threat. Is Technology itself an existential threat?

Randy Hayes

“We need to see that our human technologies are coherent with earth technologies so that they protect […]


Thailand’s success story – Family planning with creativity and humor

Thailand implemented a unique voluntary family planning program starting in the 1960’s, accelerating the reduction of population […]

Minibus Port Harcourt 2001 a by Danny McL | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Where Next?

Malcolm Potts

It is more important now than ever to talk about population. What will we do if we […]

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Why climate change is an irrelevance, economic growth is a myth and sustainability is forty years too late

As someone who has been exploring the world’s most isolated wilderness regions for nearly half a century, […]


The Toxic Bubble of Technical Debt Threatening America

Climate change will soon expose a crippling problem embedded in the nation’s infrastructure. In fire-ravaged California, it […]


Emissions Gap Report 2019

This is the tenth edition of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Emissions Gap Report. It provides […]

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Biodiversity and Climate Change: Transforming the Biosphere

Casual discussion among biologists sometimes turns to the question of whether escalating climate disruption or the ongoing […]

Department for International Development | Flickr

Social Justice and Civilizational Crisis: Clues for Rethinking Poverty Eradication Based on Sustainability and Interculturality

The most severe migratory crisis in history and profound environmental crisis we are living through are only […]

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The Top 5 Green Electronic Initiatives Out There

Harry Conley

Electronics are turning green all over the markets.  They’re a popular consumer option because they’re more efficient […]

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Environmental Art

Santora, Carol

There are all sorts of issues related to human abuse of the earth. Most important to me […]


Family Planning: Past Lessons for the Future

The Overpopulation Project presents the second video in our four-part interview mini-series, an interview with Carl Wahren, a […]


What’s driving Africa’s population growth. And what can change it

Population growth rates continue to pose lingering challenges to development efforts on the continent. The population of […]

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Overpopulation Podcast

The Overpopulation Podcast features enlightening conversations between World Population Balance Executive Director Dave Gardner, staff, and guests. […]

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Stories That Inspire Positive Change – A MAHB Dialogue With Author, Olfa Meliani-Faure

Geoffrey Holland

GH – You have written a fiction trilogy titled, The Beautiful Ones, that features human overpopulation as […]


Should this tree have the same rights as you?

Around the world, a movement is gaining momentum that grants legal rights to natural phenomena, including rivers, […]


Ecological economics for humanity’s plague phase

The human enterprise is in potentially disastrous ‘overshoot’, exploiting the ecosphere beyond ecosystems’ regenerative capacity and filling […]


Introducing The Overpopulation Project Video Series # 1: The Usefulness of Foreign Aid

The Overpopulation Project is proud to present the first video in our four-part interview mini-series, an interview […]


As Systems Collapse, People Rise: Seven Faces of an Emerging Global Movement

There is a new global movement awakening across the planet. The Fridays For Future (FFF) movement inspired […]


Millions of women still don’t have access to contraceptives – report

The number of women accessing family planning services is increasing, but population growth is hampering efforts to […]

Image credit: John Kastner, Inpatient psychiatry art therapist, University of Rochester (NY)

Population Density Stress Is Killing Us Now!

Gregg Miklashek

You may not want to hear it, and when I started medical practice 46 years ago, I […]


Overpopulation In America – And Its Cures

Anne H. Ehrlich, Paul R. Ehrlich

It is more important now than ever to talk about population. What will we do if we […]


Ecofeminism to Escape Collapse

Feminism has gained a very strong following in Spain in recent years, as the massive feminist demonstrations […]

Plankton, participatory installation, Tech interactive, San Jose, CA, 2019 (credit: Photoshop Scares Me)

Becoming part of the solution: Art and science as a pathway to eco citizenry

Michele Guieu

The necessity to foster a lasting interest and care for the natural world is a priority for […]


What Ballooning Carbon Emissions Will Do to Trees

Many forecasts for climate change assume that tropical forests will continue to soak up carbon dioxide as […]


Population growth will make it harder to meet EU climate goals, while stable or declining populations will help cut greenhouse gas emissions in the EU

In the following exercise, we demonstrate how different migration and fertility-influencing policies can lead to large differences […]

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