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What’s your favorite collapse movie? The MAHB wants your feedback!

What is your favorite collapse movie? Post-apocalypse..dystopian.. environmental…What films in these genres have resonated with you or […]

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The night sky and other lost places: Teaching sustainability and lifting fresh voices | MAHB Newsletter, June 2019

Life on Earth is largely organized by the rhythm of light and darkness. For billions of years, […]

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Resources of the Spirit in the Race Against Climate Change

Wendy Petersen Boring

What resources will we need to face the climate to come? In this interview, four climate activists […]

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Blue Oceans Green Seas: The 1% Solutions, Part II

Boudreau, Thomas

INTRODUCTION: GREENING THE OCEANS An earlier article argued that the “Iron Hypothesis” consisting of the appropriate Iron […]

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Summary of Part II of the Silver Gun Hypothesis: The Entropy of Carbon

Delton Chen

Introduction Part I – Carbon is King Summary of Part II — The Entropy of Carbon Welcome to […]

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When policymakers ignore science, children pay the price

Richard Jackson

It’s time to reject the myth that pouring harmful chemicals and particles into our air won’t destroy […]

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Human Population Through Time

AMNH/L. Moustakerski

It took 200,000 years for our human population to reach 1 billion—and only 200 years to reach […]

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The Strategic Framing of Planetary Collapse

Joe Brewer

This article was originally published in Medium, on February 14, 2019.   Thirteen years ago, I dropped […]

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The Homeless; Another Glaring Example of a Rapidly Growing Population and the Profit-Motive’s Shortcomings. How Difficult is it to House the Homeless?

Mike Harrison

Be careful. I might criticize our glorious profit-motive system here, but what kind of economic system can’t […]

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Surviving the 21st Century, A MAHB Dialogue with Science Journalist and Author Julian Cribb

Holland, Geoffrey

“Put simply, women don’t start wars. They don’t pillage the biosphere without regard to the future. They […]

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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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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 […]

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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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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. […]

The Remorse of Orestes by William – Adolphe Bouguereau. Retrieved from Mythologian.net

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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It’s time for climate change communicators to listen to social science

This story was originally published by Undark  David Wallace-Wells’ recent climate change essay in the New York Times, published as part of the […]

Figure 3. The author examining a forest elephant slaughtered by poachers in
the Congo Basin. The elephant’s face had been hacked off to extract its valuable
ivory tusks (photo by Mahmoud Mahmoud).

The thin green line: Scientists must do more to limit the toll of burgeoning infrastructure on nature and society

William Laurance

This blog was originally published in The Ecological Citizen  Given its wide-ranging and transformative impacts, the global […]

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Housing growth threatens biodiversity – are we ignoring fundamental causes?

Patrícia Dérer

The blog was originally published by The Overpopulation Project, on February 15, 2019. The primary cause of […]

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Cell Phones, Electric Vehicles, and Human Atrocities – A MAHB Dialogue with Holly Dranginis, Senior Legal Analyst – The Sentry

Holland, Geoffrey

Holly is an attorney with a background in international criminal justice and a Senior Legal Analyst for […]

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The Bucky Starts Here Time to Gather Under One Big Intent — Thrival for All

Steve Bhaerman

No matter how you look at it, these are extraordinary times where we seem to face crisis […]

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Public Ownership and the Common Wealth – A MAHB Dialogue with Author Thomas Hanna

Holland, Geoffrey

Thomas Hanna is the Research Director of The Democracy Collaborative, an organization working to carry out a […]

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Why Americans are letting the oceans die …and why there is still hope

Mark Hixon

My facemask flooded with tears.  Before me lay a cemetery of pure white tombstones — formerly colorful […]

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Health Risk of Plastic Pollutants and How to Solve Them

The Commonwealth Club will be hosting Pete Myers as he speaks about the health risk of plastic […]