- 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: Observation
Originally posted (with colorful sense-filling pictures!) by Rafe on Island Press Field Notes Blog: http://ipfieldnotes.org/learning-what-feels-green/ There’s a great interview of anthropologist David Howes in the 14 September 2103 NewScientist (subscription access) about the role of synesthesia in marketing products. Synestesia—the … Continue reading
Once again I’m promoting science writer Michelle Nijhuis, this time for a little piece in The New Yorker on the history of the daguerreotype, an early type of photographic technique. What I like about the piece is it makes me … 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
Marine Photobank is an excellent resource for images of the ocean and of marine conservation issues in particular. They have just announced the winners of their photo/essay contest and the results are beautiful, alarming and very powerful. Check them out … 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