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


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 […]

Mayan society experienced a gradual decline over three centuries. Photo by Rod Waddington/Flickr

Civilisational Collapse Has a Bright Past – But a Dark Future

Is the collapse of a civilisation necessarily calamitous? The failure of the Egyptian Old Kingdom towards the […]

A bee and beetle both eating from a flower

Protecting Natural Systems in an Era of Emerging Planetary Consciousness – A Stanford MAHB Dialogue with Randy Hayes

Geoffrey Holland

I pledge allegiance to the Earth To its mountains, rivers, soil, and sky One planet irreplaceable To […]


The Most Powerful Mindfulness Is Future-Focused

Use mental time travel to navigate your destiny. Mindfulness—practiced by concentrating deeply on every sensation in the […]

The author and his son at the Global Climate Strike in Hartford, Connecticut

Raising an Ecowarrior: The Early Childhood Years

Erik Assadourian

Nearly four years ago I wrote in Adbusters about how I had been raising my son to […]


IPCC special report: Climate Change and Land

An IPCC special report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse […]

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What It’s Like Living in One of the Hottest Cities on Earth—Where It May Soon Be Uninhabitable

It’s just after 7 in the morning in the Pakistani city of Jacobabad, and donkey-cart driver Ahsan […]


Social policy starts at home

By designing a policy package around the needs of contemporary families, political leaders can promote women’s rights, […]


The end times are here, and I am at Target

It’s a theory of mine that life in most societies involves being keenly aware that the end […]


Building a Wellbeing Economy

Katherine Trebeck

This article was originally published in Open Democracy on June 11, 2019. Meeting the challenges of the […]


Land use policy key to reining in global warming, U.N. report warns

Slashing greenhouse gas emissions from cars and power plants won’t be enough to avoid the worst effects […]

Thousands of methane filled bubbles are waiting to explode in Siberia | 

The Methane Gun

Julian Cribb

In all the sound and fury over climate change, too little public and media attention has been […]


Climate Change Is Making Hawaii’s Beaches More Dangerous

Climate change is contributing to a litany of conditions that can make swimming, snorkeling and surfing more […]


Climate change is sapping nutrients from our food — and it could become a global crisis

Feeding a planet inhabited by 10 billion people by mid-century — already a daunting task — is […]

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