Posts Tagged ‘ ecosystems ’

Monday Photos | 3 Quarks Daily

Alpine meadow in Franzensfeste, South Tyrol, in May of 2020.

Three weeks before the photo[…] above [was] taken, the meadow was filled with dandelions and was a completely different color. The transformation was sudden and quite stunning. –

Mountain meadows and all other ecological communities are interdependently alive and change and exchange dynamically with one another and with the weathers. These are not dead and static like manmade “lawns” that require manmade chemicals and vast amounts of water to appear alive, as a performance piece performing life without living it.  – word pond

 

Source: Monday Photos | 3 Quarks Daily

Artist Rachel Sussman Photographs the Oldest Living Things in the World before They Vanish | Colossal

 

Antarctic Moss #0212-7B33 (5,500 years old; Elephant Island, Antarctica)

Artist Rachel Sussman Photographs the Oldest Living Things in the World before They Vanish | Colossal.

FOCUS: Stand Still for the Apocalypse, by Chris Hedges / truthdig

AP/Elizabeth Dalziel
In much of the world, including China and the United States, dirty energy remains cheap and plentiful, with disastrous consequences.

Stand Still for the Apocalypse by Chris Hedges