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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 30 May 22

Southern sea otters once thrived on the western coast of North America from Oregon to Mexico. A century and a half on from their near-extinction due to the colonial fur trade, can the revival of the sea otter population save California’s climate-threatened kelp forests? https://www.altaonline.com/dispatches/a39664821/little-furry-climate-defenders/

Southern sea otters once thrived on the western coast of North America from Oregon to Mexico. A century and a half on from their near-extinction due to the colonial fur trade, can the revival of the sea otter population save California’s climate-threatened kelp forests? https://www.altaonline.com/dispatches/a39664821/little-furry-climate-defenders/


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 29 May 22

A tunnel underneath the Bay Bridge toll plaza provides a window into the Bay Area of 01936 and the history of infrastructure. .A viral TikTok video explores a ‘time machine’ tunnel under the Bay Bridge toll plaza. Here’s the story behind itwww.sfchronicle.comThe little-known subterranean passage built in 1936 is getting attention thanks to a…

A tunnel underneath the Bay Bridge toll plaza provides a window into the Bay Area of 01936 and the history of infrastructure. .A viral TikTok video explores a ‘time machine’ tunnel under the Bay Bridge toll plaza. Here’s the story behind itwww.sfchronicle.comThe little-known subterranean passage built in 1936 is getting attention thanks to a…


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 29 May 22

‘What we learn from by studying the history of the creative imagination is that the individual mind lives within a collective intelligence largely expressed through material objects.” https://return.life/2022/03/07/the-mind-made-matter/

‘What we learn from by studying the history of the creative imagination is that the individual mind lives within a collective intelligence largely expressed through material objects.” https://return.life/2022/03/07/the-mind-made-matter/


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 28 May 22

Nostalgia for the peasant life of the European Middle Ages is often born out of dissatisfaction with contemporary society and misunderstandings of medievalist scholarship. https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2022/05/medieval-history-peasant-life-work/629783/

Nostalgia for the peasant life of the European Middle Ages is often born out of dissatisfaction with contemporary society and misunderstandings of medievalist scholarship. https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2022/05/medieval-history-peasant-life-work/629783/


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 28 May 22

“We have access to tools and need more of them; we are capable of changing the planet, so we should learn how to do it well.” -@NatBullard on what @StewartBrand can teach us about solving the climate crisis. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-05-26/why-stewart-brand-is-a-1960s-thinker-for-the-climate-era

“We have access to tools and need more of them; we are capable of changing the planet, so we should learn how to do it well.” -@NatBullard on what @StewartBrand can teach us about solving the climate crisis. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-05-26/why-stewart-brand-is-a-1960s-thinker-for-the-climate-era


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 27 May 22

In Quanta Magazine, Revive & Restore’s Ben Novak and other leading scientists on the impossibilities and possibilities of de-extinction science.Why ‘De-Extinction’ Is Impossible (But Could Work Anyway) | Quanta Magazinewww.quantamagazine.orgSeveral projects are aiming to bring back mammoths and other species that have vanished from the planet. Whether that’s technically possible is beside the point.

In Quanta Magazine, Revive & Restore’s Ben Novak and other leading scientists on the impossibilities and possibilities of de-extinction science.Why ‘De-Extinction’ Is Impossible (But Could Work Anyway) | Quanta Magazinewww.quantamagazine.orgSeveral projects are aiming to bring back mammoths and other species that have vanished from the planet. Whether that’s technically possible is beside the point.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 27 May 22

Doing long-term science at remote mountain observatories, writes Scotty Strachan, “is the scientific equivalent of making a difficult pilgrimage to sacred location to experience something that cannot be fully anticipated and requires much meditation to digest.” https://longnow.org/ideas/02019/02/27/mountain-observatories-and-a-return-to-environmental-long-science/Photos from The Long Now Foundation’s post

Doing long-term science at remote mountain observatories, writes Scotty Strachan, “is the scientific equivalent of making a difficult pilgrimage to sacred location to experience something that cannot be fully anticipated and requires much meditation to digest.” https://longnow.org/ideas/02019/02/27/mountain-observatories-and-a-return-to-environmental-long-science/Photos from The Long Now Foundation’s post


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 27 May 22


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 26 May 22

California is in a 3rd straight year of drought, bringing greater scrutiny to the importance water has on the state’s well-being. In the late 01970s, Stewart Brand led an effort to create a Atlas documenting the state of water in California. https://longnow.org/ideas/02018/12/18/californias-liquid-assets-tracing-the-water-that-powers-the-worlds-sixth-largest-economy/Photos from The Long Now Foundation’s post

California is in a 3rd straight year of drought, bringing greater scrutiny to the importance water has on the state’s well-being. In the late 01970s, Stewart Brand led an effort to create a Atlas documenting the state of water in California. https://longnow.org/ideas/02018/12/18/californias-liquid-assets-tracing-the-water-that-powers-the-worlds-sixth-largest-economy/Photos from The Long Now Foundation’s post


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 25 May 22

Tonight’s Long Now Member Ignite Talks 02022 start at 5:00pm PT. Join us on Youtube to watch the premiere: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWg2tIhtt-ELong Now Member Ignite Talks 02022www.youtube.comFor almost two decades, Long Now has produced hundreds of talks from the world’s leading long-term thinkers—and it’s all possible because of the support of o…

Tonight’s Long Now Member Ignite Talks 02022 start at 5:00pm PT. Join us on Youtube to watch the premiere: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWg2tIhtt-ELong Now Member Ignite Talks 02022www.youtube.comFor almost two decades, Long Now has produced hundreds of talks from the world’s leading long-term thinkers—and it’s all possible because of the support of o…


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