Global Change and Human Susceptibility to Disease

Although the loss of good health is inherently unpredictable, human behavior at the individual and societal levels […]

An Overview of the Systemic Implications of the Coronavirus

With the exception of some public talks, I’ve largely been quiet the last five years on social […]

Destruction of habitat and loss of biodiversity are creating the perfect conditions for diseases like COVID-19 to emerge

As habitat and biodiversity loss increase globally, the novel coronavirus outbreak may be just the beginning of […]

May Be, or The Luck of the Virus

This article is republished from Medium, and written by Erik Assadourian; an early and supportive member of […]

Who’s to blame?

The Covid-19 blame game is as out of control as the virus.  This was as inevitable as […]

From Our Members: A Necessary Element in the Solution of Our Existential Problems.

I would like to share an ancient wisdom story still told by the indigenous peoples of North […]

The Epidemiological Environment: Concern and Disappointment

In addition to great concern over the COVID-19 pandemic, my own reaction to the present situation includes […]

A Round Green Economy

Imagine a world where 100% of material resources—such as copper, lead, zinc, lithium—were recycled, all nitrogen, phosphorus […]

A koala with her baby.

Psychic Numbing: Keeping Hope Alive in a World of Extinctions

The litany of lost species can be overwhelming, leading to what has been called “psychic numbing.” But […]

Pedagogy of Bioregional Regeneration

This remarkable conceptual framework comes to us from Joe Brewer. Much of our work at NewStories is […]

The Clash: Gaia and Homo Sapiens in the Anthropocene. The Search for Reconciliation

Synopsis “Anthropocene,” a candidate term for this epoch of the earth’s geologic history, also signals a decisive […]

Asia’s rapid urbanisation, deforestation linked to deadly viruses

Diseases like coronavirus which are passed from animals to humans are rising as wild habitats are destroyed […]

Earth just had hottest January since records began, data shows

Last month was the hottest January on record over the world’s land and ocean surfaces, with average […]

Peace Making The Navajo Way

How I fell in love with the depth of the Navajo people and the cultural values they […]

Amazon emissions lowest from indigenous and protected lands, scientists say

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Indigenous lands and protected areas in the Amazon rainforest account for just […]

Science Breakthroughs to Advance Food and Agricultural Research by 2030

For nearly a century, scientific advances have fueled progress in U.S. agriculture to enable American producers to […]

A Research Review of Interventions to Increase the Persistence and Resilience of Coral Reefs

Coral reef declines have been recorded for all major tropical ocean basins since the 1980s, averaging approximately […]

So Your Kids Are Stressed Out About the Climate Crisis

When my nephew, Sam, was four years old, he said to his mother one night before bed, “Mom, […]

I eat only strangers’ leftover food – and it’s the best diet I’ve ever had

To try to combat the mountain of food waste, diabetic Andrew Mayers decided to live on what […]

Temperatures at a Florida-Size Glacier in Antarctica Alarm Scientists

Scientists in Antarctica have recorded, for the first time, unusually warm water beneath a glacier the size […]

David Attenborough Warns Humans ‘Have Overrun The World’

David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet is released in UK cinemas this April. The trailer for Sir […]

Australia’s raging fires will create big problems for fresh drinking water

When huge quantities of ash wash into rivers, dams, and eventually the sea, they will likely pollute […]


Apocalypse Becomes the New Normal

We’re already in the early stages of climate crisis. The past week’s images from Australia have been nightmarish: walls […]