Standing on the brink of a massive ecological crisis, humanity’s actions over the next few years will determine our planet’s future. In his book How Soon is Now? radical futurist and philosopher [...]
Lucy Purdy explores the human urge to leave our mark on the natural world
Lucy Purdy explores how the concept of ‘rewilding’ could be applied not just to the natural world, but to ourselves
Looking back at ten years of writing about the science of human goodness for Greater Good, Jeremy Adam Smith discovers that the bad and good – and the inner and outer – go hand in hand
The discovery of the oldest stone tools to date could change our understanding of human evolution, says Matt Pope
Technology, and the role of people who have lived through slavery, are offering hope in the fight against human trafficking. We speak to some of those on the frontline
Changemakers invite you to join in with a international challenge to seek the best green solutions to preserve World Heritage sites.
Dr Izzeldine Abuelaish is an exceptional man. A long standing advocate of peace his mission is simple ñ to save lives, rich or poor, irrelevant of race or religion.
Future Scenarios by David Holmgren, bases itself on the premise thatthe two issues are interrelated and need to be considered together ifwe are to find our way to a sustainable future.
The First European Human Forum was held in Barcelona. 500 people gathered todiscuss issues from sustainability to organisational development.
On May 10th, a groundbreaking global broadcast united millions aroundthe world to watch 24 films highlighting our common humanity.
The visit of a team of elder statesmen headed by Desmond Tutu to theDarfur region of Sudan is the first practical mission of The Elders,the group launched by Nobel Laureate Nelson Mandela in July.
On Sunday 20th May, an estimated one million people participated in the first Global Peace Meditation-Prayer Day on all 5 continents. [...]
The Living Planet Report is the World Wildlife Fund's biennial statement of the state of the natural world, covering global populations, measuring biodiversity and humanity's demand on the biosphere.
The Goi Peace Foundation, organisers of The Creating a New Civilisation Forum, put forward the idea that new systems supporting it should be based on four pillars: Sustainability, Systems, [...]
An unprecedented initiative to set up a Council to speak for the future of the world has been launched in London. Supported by influential individuals, organisations and parliamentarians from [...]
"We stand at a critical moment in history, a time when humanity must choose its future."
The Initiative for a World Future Council proposes creating a global voice to speak up for our common values as world citizens caring for humanity, the planet and the future. It aims to draw [...]
Without substantial pressure created by genuine co-operation it is unlikely that any of the current issues that threaten our world, or humanity, will be given the necessary attention or resources [...]