Are we listening? Or still not listening?

Leo E. Osborne

Here we are… all 8 billion of us… together. Mother Earth has told each of her children […]

Telehackathons, Bacteria, and Poverty: A Homeostatic Argument for Collaboration

Ajay Dave

According to the UN, just .7% of the global gross national product (GNP) is all it would […]

Shaping a Media for People and Planet – A MAHB Dialogue with Isaiah Poole and Laura Flanders

Geoffrey Holland

Geoff Holland – Some people have characterized the global media, particularly social media, as the nervous system […]

Carbon extraction

The War on Global Carbon

Julian Cribb

Citizens of the USA, Australia, Brazil, Canada and elsewhere are slowly waking to the sickening awareness that […]

a busy street in India

Overpopulation in India

Javaid Sofi

The news that primary students in Uttar Pradesh were given salt with Roti (bread) as a midday meal sent […]

Returning to—and Tidying Up—the Fold

Erik Assadourian

This article was originally published on 22 September 2019 on Gaianism.  For centuries—or perhaps even a few […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]