Ecological collapse and extinction

Facing our greatest challenge

Short, thought-provoking talk by science author Julian Cribb on the existential emergency now facing all of humanity - and what we can do about it.

Food 'a threat to health and the environment'

Today's food systems threaten both human health and the world environment, warns The Lancet.

Is our food system destroying itself?

Biodiversity is indispensible to food security - yet around the world it is in decline, says FAO.

Remaking Australia

A recently released vision for a transformed Australia is highly pertinent to thinking about the way we deal with the major threats facing human civilisation.

Commission on Human Futures proposed

The proposed Australian Commission on Global Futures (CGF) will assist our nation to play its important role in a growing global movement to mitigate a group of threats to the long-term survival and wellbeing of humans on Planet Earth.

Key objectives of the CGF will be to:

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