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.
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The Millennium Alliance for
Humanity & the Biosphere
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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Responding to 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 — those concerned with the interconnections among the greatest threats to human well-being: this is the human predicament.

MAHB Mandala depicting the human predicament by Michele Guieu

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

Listen to the MAHB's New Podcast Series

What can you do to move the dial? Join us for pioneering ideas, intimate conversations, and solutions-focused thinking about the most significant topics of our generation.

 

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.

Drought in the American West: The Everything Disaster

August 4, 2021 10am – 11:30am (PT) • 1pm – 2:30pm (ET) Register here  Temperatures are soaring, rivers and reservoirs are dropping, and farmers are struggling to save their crops.  Drought is upon us — with major implications for human health, biodiversity, agriculture, food security, supply chains, cities, land use, and the most very basic of human rights. Get the latest news. Hear what steps community leaders and experts say we need to take to build a more water

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Drought in the American West: The Everything Disaster

August 4, 2021 10am – 11:30am (PT) • 1pm – 2:30pm (ET) Register here  Temperatures are soaring, rivers and reservoirs are dropping, and farmers are struggling to save their crops.  Drought is upon us — with major implications for human health, biodiversity, agriculture, food security, supply chains, cities, land use, and the most very basic of human rights. Get the latest news. Hear what steps community leaders and experts say we need to take to build a more water

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Webinar: Educating for the Human Predicament: Proposing a Circular Bioeconomy with Leaders from Africa

Find resources from the webinar here. In the search for alternative solutions to bring about more sustainable economies, the circular economy (CE) concept has become a popular model in many parts of the world. Join us in learning from Dr. Elisha Ochungo on how he and the team at Centre for Science and Technology Innovations are underlining African environmental ethics to develop bio-circular economic models for change. Guest Speakers Dr. Elisha Akech Ochungo, University of Nairobi, Kenya Cecilia Wandiga, Executive

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