Creative Expressions

A burning earth

Death of Mother Earth

Posted July 16th, 2019

J A Livingston

Mother Earth cries in pain, what do my children, have to gain? The Great Creator shakes his […]

Climate activists

Four Millennials who are Leading the Charge for a Greener Earth

Posted July 2nd, 2019

Harper Reid

For the last few decades, scientists have been warning with rising urgency about the state of the […]


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

Posted June 19th, 2019

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

Screen Shot 2019-05-15 at 19.54.08

Earth vs. The Amoeba

Posted May 19th, 2019

Hagens, Nate

Earth Day Talk, Stockholm Wisconsin, April 22, 2019 We have many narratives about our culture; -that we […]


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

Posted March 5th, 2019

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


Weekly News Update December 5th

Posted December 4th, 2018

Jonathan Staufer

Our first post-Thanksgiving brief and there is so much to report that a few paragraphs might not […]


The Second Warning – Feature Documentary Project

Posted December 2nd, 2018

The Second Warning is a feature film about the ability of humans to survive on the planet. […]

Screen Shot 2018-11-21 at 17.25.12

Happy Thanksgiving! ~From the MAHB

Posted November 21st, 2018


Living in the Future’s Past

Posted September 21st, 2018

In this beautifully photographed tour de force of original thinking, Academy Award winner, Jeff Bridges shares the […]

Project: No Dark in Sight | Title: Site 0340 - Chicago | Bill Davis

11th Annual aeqai Fall Benefit and Art Auction

Posted September 18th, 2018

William Davis

No Dark in Sight  Bill Davis Quality of light affects quality of life. No Dark in Sight […]

A student designs an evolutionary tree during the launch of DIY Go Extinct!

Marsupial lions, dinos, and ‘roos, oh my! A game about biodiversity puts kids in the designer’s seat

Posted June 26th, 2018

Gavenus, Erika, Marcy, Ariel

Fulbright Scholar and University of Queensland evolutionary biology Ph.D. student, Ariel Marcy and the STEAM Galaxy Studios team merged […]

American Mine (Carlin, Nevada 2, 2007) © David Maisel

EXTRACTION: Art on the Edge of the Abyss

Posted June 7th, 2018

Dobb, Edwin, Koch, Peter

The age of the sacrifice zone He could see farther into the ground than any other mining […]

Arctic lupine (Lupinus arcticus) by Sandy Brown Jensen | Flickr | CC BY-SA 2.0

The Earth Quartet — Four Novels by Michael Charles Tobias

Posted April 26th, 2018

Pastore, Michael

Not unlike the famed four novel series by Lawrence Durrell — Justine (1957), Balthazar (1958), Mountolive (1958) and Clea (1960), […]

A composite view of Earth at night | NASA/NOAA

No Dark in Sight

Posted December 1st, 2017

A photography exhibit exploring light pollution. The project is currently on exhibition at the Diekema-Hamann gallery in […]

Image courtesy of Jake Marble

Reflections on an Extraordinary Time: Perspectives from a 21st-Century College Student

Posted November 16th, 2017

Marble, Jake

I’m sitting cross-legged, yogi-like, meditating next to a small pond in an endless forest under an endless […]

Brian Jarvi
 African Menagerie | Completed Seven Segment Arc Housed in Walnut Cabinetry 32 Feet Wide by 14 Feet High

Brian Jarvi’s African Menagerie

Posted September 29th, 2017

The backstory of AFRICAN MENAGERIE consists of a calculated subtext intended to dramatize the urgency of the […]

Fungi and other soil microbes are critical to the health of soil and our food systems yet ‘conservation biodiversity’ often overlooks them for more charismatic wildlife.  Fungi by Alan Hern | Flickr | CC BY 2.0

Capturing Ecology: BES Annual Photography Competition

Posted September 21st, 2017

The deadline for the British Ecological Society’s Annual Photography Competition, Capturing Ecology is fast approaching —Friday, 22 […]

Shibuya crossing through dirty windows by George Alexander Ishida | Flickr | CC BY 2.0

Poetry on Overpopulation

Posted August 25th, 2017

Phillips, Esther

I’ve been campaigning on overpopulation for the last ten years because I know that every effort I […]

Richard Grossman. The Most Overpopulated Country. © Richard Grossman, MD.

Contraceptual Art

Posted August 17th, 2017

Grossman, Richard

I first learned about Conceptual Art from a wonderful lecture on genres of art. The concept idea of making Contraceptual Art immediately […]

Mandy Coppes-Martin Tragedy of the Commons 2016 Madagascan Silk, meranti wood and paper thread. 140x100x100 cm.  Learn more about Mandy Coppes-Martin's work here

The MAHB Art Community: A reflection on the initiative and call for contributions

Posted August 3rd, 2017

Gavenus, Erika

When the MAHB launched its Art Community space in February of 2016, it did so in recognition […]

Mangelsen, Born of the North Wind. Mangelsen has won awards for making fine art photographs that also illuminate contemporary conservation issues.  Born of the North Wind that shows a polar bear and Arctic fox on sea ice in the Far North is a reminder of how iconic creatures, with global warming, will literally be seeing the world they know vanish beneath their feet.

When Virtual Reality Is No Match For A True Life In The Wild: The amazing “all natural” photographs of Thomas D. Mangelsen

Posted July 20th, 2017

Wilkinson, Todd

In this age of superior environmental awareness, when mass media and virtual reality are ostensibly supposed to […]

Cinema Usera by Intermediae (CC BY-SA)

Collective Creation of Public Space

Posted July 6th, 2017

Cabrerizo Sanz, Casilda

The people of Madrid are taking to the streets again. Public institutions have joined forces with local […]

Jill Pelto | Climate Change Data. The full piece can be viewed at the end of the article.

Bringing Scientific Data to Life through Art: Jill Pelto constructs effective ways to communicate science through art

Posted June 29th, 2017

Gavenus, Erika, Pelto, Jill

Through the Arts Community space and weekly blog posts the MAHB has been highlighting artists who create work […]

Children taking part in a photography and cinema workshop. Photo(CC BY-NC): André Fossati

Cinema and Culture Along the River

Posted June 22nd, 2017

Mendonça, Rafael

The Cinema no Rio Project brings films, workshops and discussions about the reality of the immense São […]

Image courtesy of Scott Bennett

Creating the Canvas: A collaboration between Scott Bennett and Tom Baumgartner

Posted June 15th, 2017

Baumgartner, Tom, Bennett, Scott, Gavenus, Erika

Over the past weeks, the MAHB has had the pleasure of sharing the incredible collaborative work being […]