Certain technologies are an existential threat. Is Technology itself an existential threat?

Randy Hayes

“We need to see that our human technologies are coherent with earth technologies so that they protect […]

Minibus Port Harcourt 2001 a by Danny McL | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Where Next?

Malcolm Potts

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

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The Top 5 Green Electronic Initiatives Out There

Harry Conley

Electronics are turning green all over the markets.  They’re a popular consumer option because they’re more efficient […]

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Environmental Art

Santora, Carol

There are all sorts of issues related to human abuse of the earth. Most important to me […]

Illustration by Albert Dorne

We Need to Talk!

Join the Post Carbon Institute in their upcoming webinar, We Need to Talk! Thursday October 10th 11am […]

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Free Webinar: The role of indigenous communities in reducing climate change through sustainable land use practices

The climate crisis demands urgent action, yet we live in a politically polarized and paralyzed world. As […]


Myopia, GDP and other fertility drugs of the 21st Century

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


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 […]

MOBRO: High Seas Drifterby Scott Greene
2015, Oil on Ca | Do you remember the MOBRO? The infamous garbage barge back in the early 80’s that couldn’t find a friendly port? It travelled from the Fresh Kills landfill on Staten Island, a borough of New York City, as far south as Belize and then back - paranoia over potential bio-hazards during the early stages of the AIDS epidemic kept it moving on.


Wagner, David

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT II is a traveling museum exhibition, the purpose of which is 1.) to recognize, document, […]

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Mentally Ill America

Paul R. Ehrlich

This was originally published as a MAHB Blog in June, 2014.  Well, America has had one more […]


Conflict, Culture, Technology and Democracy Webinar

Ashok Panikkar

The Demo Sapiens Webinar is designed to help participants place the current global crisis of democracy within the larger […]


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 […]

A bee and beetle both eating from a flower

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

Geoffrey Holland

“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 […]

Photo by Nishanth Jois | Flickr

Our Actions Create the Future: A Response to Jem Bendell

Jeremy Lent

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


What Will You Say to Your Grandchildren?

Jeremy Lent

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

Geoffrey Holland

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

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 […]

Dawn | Pixaby 

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 […]

Photo by Vlad Tchompalov on Unsplash

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

Geoffrey Holland

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