The Millennium Alliance for
Humanity & the Biosphere
Responding to the human predicament.
Empowering Voices
We believe all citizens of the world should have the opportunity and empowerment to engage with the pressing challenges our society faces.
Engaging Leaders
We welcome all of progressive civil society into the conversation on the human predicament – seeking to unite under-represented voices with established experts and leaders in the field.
Fighting for Biodiversity & Humanity
The MAHB is a grassroots effort providing a central meeting place for individuals and groups concerned about the greatest challenges of our times; loss of biodiversity, climate change, overpopulation, global toxification and an economic system dependent on growth.
Equity & Justice
Promoting equity and justice in our world is fundamental to solving the human predicament.
An initiative of Stanford University,
bringing the best science to civil society.

The Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere (MAHB, pronounced “mob”) is a meeting place for global civil society — citizens concerned with the interconnections among the greatest threats to human well-being: this is the human predicament.


The MAHB provides information about this global challenge, solicits new voices, offers opportunities for members to form working groups and discussion fora, and interact with a diverse community committed to ameliorating the threats to humanity. 

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In a time saturated with information but not as many solutions, listen to advice from great minds and thought leaders about what we can do to save our planet.

The Great Simplification – Movie Premiere and Q&A event

Event Information   YouTube Premiere movie – Thursday, May 19, 6 AM US central  YouTube Premiere party/Q&A – Thursday, May 19, 6 PM US central    The Great Simplication (TGS) team has been busy creating an animated video series as an overview that describes the Great Simplification for podcast listeners. ​On the morning of Thursday, May 19th TGS is launching a full short film as a Youtube Premiere that includes all 4 chapters of the series. The movie combines four

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The Great Simplification #17- Chuck Watson

Nuclear War – All the Questions you were Afraid to Ask Upon feedback from listeners wanting ideas/direction on “how can we avoid what seems like inevitable nuclear conflict” I asked my friend Chuck Watson back on the show. This episode is about what we can do in the near term to avoid a nuclear exchange – but getting to that point (the last 1/4 of the interview), we had to build the logic of: What are nuclear weapons, and how

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