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Machines can read your brain. There’s little that can stop them.

Technology is giving access to the inner workings of the brain, and policymakers are scrambling to regulate […]

Stress Varies Along the Social Density Continuum

Abstract Social stress is ubiquitous in the lives of social animals. While significant research has aimed to […]

Webinar: Educating for the Human Predicament: Proposing a Circular Bioeconomy with Leaders from Africa

Find resources from the webinar here. In the search for alternative solutions to bring about more sustainable […]

Reality Blind: Integrating the Systems Science Underpinning Our Collective Futures Vol. 1

A story about Earth’s most successful modern creature – the human being. But Earth’s most successful modern […]

We are animals. We need to connect to the millions of non-human lives we use

Ahead of the Cannes premiere of her documentary about a cow, the Oscar-winning director reflects on how […]

Could humans really destroy all life on Earth?

The seemingly insatiable human tendency to consume is changing our planet and the life on it, but […]

How to heal in the Anthropocene

In a time of deep planetary change, how do we begin to recover from the trauma of […]

Billionaire Bunker Owners Are Preparing For The Ultimate Underground Escape

They are among the most famous names in the world, from tech billionaires and celebrities to doctors […]

Compassionate Conservation and Sustainability in Bhutan

A new book details how this small country has set an example for the world. When I […]

Bright Green Lies: Review

It’s been a year since ‘Planet of the Humans’ caused the leaders of climate campaigns to go […]

UN adviser shames BBC for ignoring Western human rights abuses

An adviser to the United Nations hit out at the BBC for totally ignoring Western human rights […]

The joy of being animal

Human exceptionalism is dead: for the sake of our own happiness and the planet we should embrace […]

Transforming Sustainability Science to Generate Positive Social and Environmental Change Globally

Despite the decades-long efforts of sustainability science and related policy and action programs, humanity has not gotten […]

A Biological View of Race

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Genes and Cultures What Creates Our Behavioral Phenome?

A central theme of the flood of literature in recent years in “evolutionary psychology” and “behavioral genetics” […]

Bioethics: Are Our Priorities Right?

Neither biologists nor nonbiologists in today’s society are paying adequate attention to the escalating ethical issues raised […]

Ecoethics: Now Central to All Ethics

Abstract A few years ago, I wrote on the need for expansion of the environmental areas of […]

Adding to our problems

A series of problem-solving experiments reveal that people are more likely to consider solutions that add features […]

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Sustainability Is a Distorted Luxury

We can’t meet the needs of our future if we don’t change how we think about sustainability. […]

Transforming Sustainability Science to Generate Positive Social and Environmental Change Globally

Despite the decades-long efforts of sustainability science and related policy and action programs, humanity has not gotten […]

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The coming war on the hidden algorithms that trap people in poverty

A growing group of lawyers are uncovering, navigating, and fighting the automated systems that deny the poor […]

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Letters to my daughters

How these letters came about In December 2019 I read about a novel coronavirus appearing in Wuhan, […]

The Ancient Shambhala Warrior Prophecy

A 1,200-year-old Tibetan Buddhist prophecy of ’The Shambhala Warrior’. It tells of the rising of regular people […]

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Conservation Science Shouldn’t Be All About Us

“We live in a time that may in the future be called The Great Dying.” —David Johns It’s […]

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A holistic approach for the US behavioral health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 creates additional challenges for healthcare leaders seeking to improve behavioral health while offering an opportunity for […]