The humanism of the past five hundred years is dead. Believing man was exceptional, it opened the abyss of extinction. A new approach requires the effort of all those who tear down convention in order to preserve what is meaningful—that is the preservation of not just environments, but adventure, complexity, autonomy, and joy. Month to month, we set out to deliver the extremes of human knowledge and creative endeavor, assembling an international community that pioneers new ways of understanding ourselves and the Earth. isolarii take their name from the extinct genre of Venetian Renaissance 'island books'. Each is a ready-to-hand island; together, a growing archipelago—a world of many worlds, not a globe.