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

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Earth vs. The Amoeba

Hagens, Nate

Earth Day Talk, Stockholm Wisconsin, April 22, 2019 We have many narratives about our culture; -that we […]

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A Theory of Sapience: Using Systems Science to Understand the Nature of Wisdom and the Human Mind

Humanity faces what can only be called existential threats created by its own hands. We have cleverly […]

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Earth vs. The Amoeba

Earth Day Talk, Stockholm Wisconsin, April 22, 2019 We have many narratives about our culture; -that we […]

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Our Actions Create the Future: A Response to Jem Bendell

Lent, Jeremy

The article was originally published in Patterns of Meaning on April 11, 2019 On April 10, Jem Bendell […]


Climate change: Half world’s biggest airlines don’t offer carbon offsetting

Less than half of the world’s major airlines are giving passengers the opportunity to offset the carbon […]

The globe

EU Overshoot Day

If everybody in the world lived like the average EU resident, we would have used up nature’s […]

Belly of Plane

Majority of Brits unwilling to cut back to fight climate change, poll finds

Poll also reveals the more than half of the country would not drastically reduce their meat consumption […]


What Will You Say to Your Grandchildren?

Lent, Jeremy

This blog was originally published in Patterns of Meaning on April 4, 2019 Facing oncoming climate disaster, […]

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Declaration:We, the undersigned, declare our decision not to bear children due to the severity of the ecological […]

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Resilience, the Global Challenge, and the Human Predicament

By Michael Lerner, originally published by Kosmos Journal. Reprinted in Resilience.  We face a perfect storm of environmental, social, […]

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Tosepan: Resistance and Renewal in Mexico

Since the mid-1980s, Mexico has been a poster child for globalization. Through free trade treaties and structural […]


Venezuela’s Collapse is a Window into How the Oil Age Will Unravel

This article was originally published in Insurge Intelligence, 31 January 2019 For some, the crisis in Venezuela is […]


India’s Waste Woes: Is Waste-to-Energy the Answer?

Increasing industrialisation, urbanisation and changes in the pattern of life, which accompany the process of economic growth, […]

A bee and beetle both eating from a flower

Non-Human Primates on the Brink – A MAHB Dialogue with Behavioral Ecologist, Annette Lanjouw

Holland, Geoffrey

Annette Lanjouw, Executive Director at the Arcus Foundation,  is a highly regarded expert in great ape conservation. […]

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MAHB Members invited to join Geneva Global Initiative’s Briefing on the UN IPBES’ 2019 Global Assessment Report

Biodiversity Report Is Urgent Call to Action Beyond Fixes; Geneva Global Initiative Calls on World Community to […]

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The Triad of Furies Human- Overpopulation, Immigration and Reproductive Rights

João Abegão

This is an abridged version. Read the full piece here. In ancient Greek mythology, the Erinyes, also […]

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Paul Ehrlich and the world’s concern for the 6th mass extinction

We have heard from Paul Ehrlich in interviews, blogs, webinars and articles for many years on the threats to […]

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Humans Are Speeding Extinction and Altering the Natural World at an ‘Unprecedented’ Pace

Humans are transforming Earth’s natural landscapes so dramatically that as many as one million plant and animal […]

Polar bear faces shorter ice season in the Arctic. Image by Mario Hoppman | Flickr | CC BY 2.0

One million species threatened with extinction because of humans

One million of the planet’s eight million species are threatened with extinction by humans, scientists warned Monday […]


Scientists Warn the UN of Capitalism’s Imminent Demise

This article was originally published in Insurge Intelligence and republished in  Capitalism as we know it […]

Solar panels in Offing, Germany, a country currently in the midst of a renewable energy revolution. (Photo: Andreas Gucklhorn / Unsplash)

It’s time for nations to unite around an International Green New Deal

Several countries have proposed their own versions of a Green New Deal, but climate change knows no […]

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Rewilding Earth Podcast

The goal of Rewilding Earth podcast is to highlight the work of the people involved in saving […]

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The Next System Podcast

The Next System Podcast is a weekly series hosted by Adam Simpson, featuring guests discussing movements, models, […]

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Mother of all droughts

Poetry relating to the Murray Darling River System.

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