- IPBES: Understanding biodiversity and ecosystem services from multiple perspectives.
- Combining observations and experiments to quantify invasive species impacts.
- Evolution as a way to think and to relate to nature.
- Rafe’s interview: Thinking in how ecology and evolution can help us understand the world
- Remembering Rafe Sagarin
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Category Archives: Ecology
One of the problems of writing a book is that it eventually gets done, and almost immediately after it’s done, you start to discover a bunch of facts, stories, and quotes that would have been just perfect for the book, … Continue reading
Anibal and I were really excited about this latest review of our book in Basic and Applied Ecology by Christoph Kueffer. I loved that he used the word “manifesto” in the first sentence, as I always called the book “our … Continue reading
Here’s an article by Stephanie Ogburn for E&E about a recent essay in Nature Climate Change on mesophotic coral reefs. The main thrust of the essay is that these deeper water reefs may act as some kind of rescue source … Continue reading
Art, Science, Observation: A Conversation on Art and Environment between Rafe Sagarin and Eric Magrane
Art, Science Observation: A Conversation on Art Environment between Rafe Sagarin and Eric Magrane. (This is the whole link, one video clip is below). A fun and wide ranging conversation, with videos, between Rafe and poet Eric Magrane about science, … Continue reading
A critical omission in Observation and Ecology was in not citing Mitch Thomashow’s excellent book, Bringing the Biosphere Home (MIT Press, 2002). It has certainly been influential on my thinking and earlier drafts contained whole sections in which I cited … Continue reading
Apologies if you thought this post would be about Antarctica. It’s about Bodega Head, California, which always just feels like the coldest place on Earth to me when I trek out there through relatively sunny Petaluma and into the enveloping … Continue reading