- Read Greenwire's profile of Peter Kareiva? Some material that didn't make the final cut:
- — Paul Voosen (@voooos)Thu, Mar 29 2012 14:15:47While Kareiva is no foe of #biotech, early on he found that the models used by industry "grossly overstated" their pollen containment. 2/2
- — Paul Voosen (@voooos)Thu, Mar 29 2012 15:31:35Soon declining-pop horror stories will come. Enviros should stop stressing it, he says. "We're going to look like idiots in 20 years." 2/2
- Lost in the ether: The TNC has vowed to work with corporations to change their practices. Leading to:
- — Paul Voosen (@voooos)Thu, Mar 29 2012 14:31:08Such outreach is a risk, he says. "It could totally backfire." But if corps are "absolute enemy," he says, enviros guaranteed to lose. 2/2
- — Paul Voosen (@voooos)Thu, Mar 29 2012 17:01:48Orig title for a book Kareiva edited with Simon Levin: "Are Species Important?" http://goo.gl/Z8ZwG Didn't cause ruckus that S.L. expected.
- Some additional reading on conservation in the Anthropocene. Some are behind paywalls:
- — Paul Voosen (@voooos)Thu, Mar 29 2012 19:31:19The philosopher Michael Nelson lays out the difference between classic environmental views and a human-centered ethic: http://goo.gl/MdQbS
- And a few to close out the day:
- — Paul Voosen (@voooos)Thu, Mar 29 2012 21:01:35According to Wyoming's Steve Jackson, Norway will soon knight a scientist for preserving its heathlands -- an entirely artificial ecosystem.
Bonus edition: A Conservationist in the Anthropocene
Facts and studies that didn't make it into the Greenwire profile of TNC's Peter Kareiva, from my accidental automated posting last week (while in the Ozarks).
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