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The fallacy of “back to normal” thinking: Anne and Paul Ehrlich

Anne H. Ehrlich, Paul R. Ehrlich

This article was originally published in Environmental Health News. The unscientific re-opening of the US is a […]

Cattle feedlot

Never let a good crisis go to waste

Corey J.A. Bradshaw, Daniel Blumstein, Paul R. Ehrlich

Winston Churchill’s words have never been more important than today as we experience the society- and life-changing […]

The case for a shadow government now! Pros and Cons

Daniel Blumstein, Paul R. Ehrlich

Recently in reaction to the tepid response of the Democrats to Trump’s extraordinary incompetence and brazen lying […]

Too Many Rich Folks

Anne H. Ehrlich, Paul R. Ehrlich

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

Overpopulation In America – And Its Cures

Anne H. Ehrlich, Paul R. Ehrlich

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

Impact of Population Growth

John P. Holdren, Paul R. Ehrlich

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

Who makes the babies?

John P. Holdren, Paul R. Ehrlich

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

Mentally Ill America

Paul R. Ehrlich

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

HELP WANTED: A PLEA TO ECONOMISTS

Anne H. Ehrlich, Paul R. Ehrlich

Many civilizations have disappeared in the past, but today for the first time a global civilization is […]

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The Great Mismatch

Daniel Blumstein, Paul R. Ehrlich

This article was originally published in BioScience We live in an extraordinary time where many of our […]

Fox News in lights

The Fox News Effect

Anne H. Ehrlich, Paul R. Ehrlich

Join Paul and Anne Ehrlich on Thursday, September 20th at 5pm PT/8pm ET for a Live Webinar […]

Pessimism on the Food Front

Harte, John, Paul R. Ehrlich

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

Anne H. Ehrlich, Paul R. Ehrlich

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

The MAHB, The Arts, and The Humanities

Paul R. Ehrlich

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

Vatican Visit

Paul R. Ehrlich

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

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

Paul R. Ehrlich

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

Opinion: First thoughts on Trump-era science

Anne H. Ehrlich, Paul R. Ehrlich

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

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

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

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

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

Paul R. Ehrlich

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

Australian Bushfires Signal New Climate Dangers

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

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

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

Anne H. Ehrlich, Paul R. Ehrlich

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

Beyond the Big Five

Anne H. Ehrlich, Paul R. Ehrlich

For first-time visitors to Africa, the must-see fauna there usually is what hunters used to call the […]

Active commitment to a life-sustaining society: What you can do, now

Paul R. Ehrlich

In Feeding people on our stressed planet will require a “revolution” John Harte and I argued that: “feeding […]

Quinkan Art: Preserving the Deep Past

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

Humanity does not have a good record when it comes to caring for signs of its past accomplishments. Napoleon’s gunners famously […]

Another Aussie Parrot at Risk

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

In a previous post to the MAHB Blog the story of the endangered orange-bellied parrot of Tasmania […]