Heimelization

April 15, 2016

The Anthropocene Bookshelf: Working My Way Through Wilson

Anchorage 4/14/16 – I knew from reviews that Edward O. Wilson would attack Anthropocene thinking in his new book and I was anticipating a challenge to some […]
April 14, 2016

The Anthropocene Bookshelf: Gardening the Earth?

The Anthropocene Bookshelf: Gardening the Earth?   Anchorage April 13, 2016 – The National Park Service will be 100 years old this June. 1916 was a […]
April 12, 2016

The Anthropocene Bookshelf – Islands

Anchorage April 12, 2016 – Because of the biological isolation of islands, their ecology offers science a kind of laboratory. The 2011 book “Rat Island: Predators […]
April 12, 2016

Urchin Barrens

Studies in the Aleutians were foundational for the theories about top predators and their role in biodiversity.  The fur industry put foxes on those islands, who […]