Let’s Save the Oceans

April 18, 2012

Anyone who’s vaguely interested in the environment must have heard of the gradual killing of our oceans. For a long time humanity imagined the oceans to be an infinite space into which it could dump anything, with no consequence. That is not the case, of course, and over the centuries we have been gradually choking […]

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Book Review: The Fate of Nature, by Charles Wohlforth

August 5, 2010

Using the history of his native Alaska and the characters and landscape the place contains, Charles Wohlforth (The Whale and the Supercomputer) offers a compelling and thought-provoking compilation of essays on the human relation with the planet’s environment and natural elements. Wolhforth urges us to make a drastic revision of the human dominion of the […]

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