Salon.com article on de-extinction.
A pretty impressive, and looooonnng, diagram charting the various connections and influences through the history of philosophy. No doubt there will be misses, gaps, questions, ambiguities, and such, but it’s the most rigorous one I’ve seen to date. Not bad! And by this, I mean: much better than I could ever do!
Here’s the link, with pdf.
Some random shorts and docs on various continental figures and themes…
Coming soon, an app designed to identify, locate, and possibly manage invasive species. More environmental oversight, with many env contingencies. Much depends upon the ambiguous, complicated, and conceptually loaded reality of ‘invasive’, ‘native’, ‘alien’, etc species.
Some interesting human-animal radio programs on CBC this summer, including the following two:
Tooth & Claw: has had an episode on conservation triage and whether we should let some species go extinct, on top of other fascinating topics.
Line in the Sand: more topical episodes in The Current’s special program, including some on environmental ethics, arctic conservation, and more.
While looking through this summer’s line-up for the River and Sky Music and Camping Festival, and seeing both Old Man Luedecke and Lindi Ortega on there, a few clicks led me to this interesting B&B just south of North Bay: Piebird Bed and Breakfast. Great looking place nestled in the lakes, rivers, and rocks of northeastern Ontario!