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‘Imagining transformative biodiversity futures’: Nature Sustainability commentary explores future scenarios for life on Earth

A new commentary published in Nature Sustainability highlights a need for greater diversity, justice and creativity in efforts to rebalance humanity’s relationship with the natural world. Citing three evocative scenarios of what the future of life on Earth might look like, the article aims to spark conversations about the choices society makes for humanity and […]


Reimagining biodiversity narratives and pandemics

A #BiodiversityRevisited thought piece by Gretchen Henderson Five days before any coronavirus cases were diagnosed in Italy, I disembarked a plane in Milan, greeted by officials in hazmat suits who swiped passengers’ foreheads with a wand. If our flight had been a fairy tale, religious parable, or science fiction, the action might have symbolized a […]


Ongoing ideasPast ideasHow we select ideasNewsAnnual ReportsOther reports and publicationsVideos Innovating for Life on Earth – the Luc Hoffmann Institute The environmental challenges we face today can seem daunting and intractable. How to protect the biosphere, balance the needs of humans and the natural world, and shape a sustainable future? These are complex, multi-faceted questions […]