Corn growing along the Kenyan coast of Lake Victoria by Erika Gavenus

Pessimism on the Food Front

Ehrlich, Paul R., Harte, John

Introduction Virtually all trends, biophysical and socioeconomic, suggest that levels of hunger, already high, will only increase […]

The moment when the surface of a soap bubble, broken by a nail, has begun to collapse and fall apart, but hasn't finished yet. Collapse by Sober Rabbit | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Keep In Mind: The Thugs Running the U.S. Government Are a Small Part of the Story

Ehrlich, Anne H., Ehrlich, Paul R.

Everyone seems fascinated by the behavior of the sexual predator who is president of the United States, […]

A garden full of books by Janaina C. Falkiewicz | Flickr | CC BY 2.0

The MAHB, The Arts, and The Humanities

Ehrlich, Paul R.

One question I am often asked is how the humanities can help out with the MAHB and […]

The Lights Come On After Sunset at St. Peter's Basilica by Diana Robinson | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Vatican Visit

Ehrlich, Paul R.

I was somewhat apprehensive about taking my invited place at the workshop on biological extinction of the […]

Bird Capture by  Nate Edwards | Flickr | CC BY-NC 2.0

Paul Ehrlich reviews Tobias and Morrison’s most recent book –“Anthrozoology: Embracing Co-Existence in the Anthropocene”

Ehrlich, Paul R.

This week’s post is a review of Michael Charles Tobias and Jane Gray Morrison’s most recent book –Anthrozoology: […]

Earth and North America from Space - digitally restored by Royce Bair | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Opinion: First thoughts on Trump-era science

Ehrlich, Anne H., Ehrlich, Paul R.

Stanford researchers Paul and Anne Ehrlich offer suggestions on coping in a world where science suddenly feels […]

The Ivory Tower by Daniel Parks | Flickr | CC BY-NC 2.0

To build a sustainable world, academics need to tear down the Ivory Tower

Barnosky, Anthony D., Ehrlich, Paul R., Hadly, Elizabeth A.

Avoiding societal collapse means building bridges between science and the rest of the world. This article originally […]

'Q is for Question Mark' | Photo by Ben R | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Should There Be A Right To Have As Many Kids As You Want?

Ehrlich, Paul R.

Maintaining a civil society depends on a general acceptance of certain human rights and a collective (governmental) […]

Heyfield Fire 18-20th Jan 2013 in Victoria, Australia by Sascha Grant Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Australian Bushfires Signal New Climate Dangers

Beattie, Andrew, Ehrlich, Paul R., Turnbull, Christine

The recent bushfires in Western Australia were much more than “bush” fires as they raged through mature […]

The London School of Economics by Max Nathan | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Faith-Based Economics: The Corporate World and the Survival of Civilization

Ehrlich, Anne H., Ehrlich, Paul R.

 In 1966 distinguished economist Kenneth Boulding wrote: “Anyone who believes that exponential growth can go on forever […]