The Age of Loneliness

The Age of Loneliness

Naturalist E.O. Wilson, one of the world’s greatest naturalists, author of Half-Earth, and creator of the Half-Earth Project, suggests we call the time in which we are living the Eremocine—the Age of Loneliness. A heartbreaking and beautiful story by...
It is here, now

It is here, now

The scientists agree; the California wildfires are made worse by record heat, drought, and low humidity. The death toll from the Camp Fire is now up to 63 and the list of missing people is up to 631. We think it’s bad now at 1C global warming; wait until we hit...
See me

See me

People sometimes tell me I’m a downer. That I’m angry. That I should think more optimistically, be more positive. I wish I could just post pictures of puppies and kittens and fabulous landscapes (carefully staged to show only the pretty parts). I’d...
Separation

Separation

“To this day, subsistence culture is the only time-tested mode of human sustainability on this planet. It is also the way of life that is being destroyed the fastest by civilization. Civilization, which began just over ten thousand years ago in the Fertile...