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On Humanity and the Biosphere

Yuji Ishiguro

The biosphere of the Earth is unique in the universe as far as we know. Humanity is […]

Too Many Rich Folks

Anne H. Ehrlich, Paul R. Ehrlich

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

Saving Ourselves from Ourselves

Geoffrey Holland

Recently, the great renaissance city of Venice, Italy flooded yet again. It is happening ever more frequently. […]

Talking Humanely about Population 

Max Kummerow

 “…You could read a score of reports by bodies concerned with global problems – and see that […]

A bee and beetle both eating from a flower

Existential threats, Earth Voice and the Great Transition – A MAHB Dialogue With Author, Humanist Duane Elgin

Geoffrey Holland

Geoffrey Holland – You have said that by 2020, we will be immersed in a perfect storm […]

Australia can no longer call itself the lucky country

Sue Arnold

Australia can no longer call itself the “lucky country”. An ancient dry continent now in ruins, suffering […]

Neighborhoods and bottom up, horizontal governments, to address our global issues

Howard Goldson

Most of the important issues addressed in the MAHB blog series are global in nature. Terrorism, population […]

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Consciousness, Cosmos, And The Fate Of Life On Earth – A MAHB Dialogue With Science Philosopher And Systems Theorist Ervin Laszlo

Geoffrey Holland

“The cusp of the process of evolution is bifurcation, which is danger as well as opportunity. Evolution […]

Looking Beyond GDP to Evaluate Societal Priorities

Thomas Tunstall

Almost everyone is familiar with Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and its use as a measuring stick for […]

State of the Forest: A meditation on wildland fires

Suze Woolf

I have been painting portraits of individual burned trees for the last eleven years. A landscape painter […]

As Society Unravels, the Future Is Up for Grabs

Jeremy Lent

As civilization faces existential crisis, our leaders demonstrate their inability to respond. Theory of change shows that […]

America’s Future Needs a Convention of States to Amend the Constitution

Danny de Gracia

The father of America’s nuclear navy, Admiral Hyman G. Rickover, once characterized how new ideas are often […]

Time to speak the unspeakable

Julian Cribb

If you come to a realisation that our civilisation is crumbling in the face of climate chaos, […]

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Are we already beyond climate tipping points? – A MAHB Dialogue with Paleo-Climatologist Andrew Glikson

Geoffrey Holland

There is hardly any future for many species and for human civilization under mean global temperatures of […]

A bee and beetle both eating from a flower

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 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 […]

Building a Wellbeing Economy

Katherine Trebeck

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

The Methane Gun

Julian Cribb

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

Impact of Population Growth

John P. Holdren, Paul R. Ehrlich

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

Propaganda

Russell Baldwin

In my first blog, I described how a personal narrative is a compilation of all of the experiences, experiments, […]

Fly Away

Keith Hayes

In Minnesota as boy I used to raise Monarch butterflies. On summer break mornings I’d go behind […]