Saving Snow Leopards in Russia

by O Society April 1, 2019 You will notice the O Society header image changed. Another place you can see this image is Naked Capitalism. I read their page daily. Suggest you do as well. Here's something from their page today (they are fellow snow leopard lovers as well as economics people): https://youtu.be/AuXVJi_2t5U In Sailugemsky … Continue reading Saving Snow Leopards in Russia

You Know all the “Recycling” You do when You Separate out Plastic and Paper and put it on the Curb? About that…

“This is where we should start feeling at home. Part of our daily perception of reality is that this disappears from our world. When you go to the toilet, shit disappears. You flush it. Of course rationally you know it’s there in canalization and so on, but at a certain level of your most elementary … Continue reading You Know all the “Recycling” You do when You Separate out Plastic and Paper and put it on the Curb? About that…

The Diamond-Water Paradox

written by Peter Clark Inverted Logic edited by O Society Mar 11, 2019 “…. 1. The regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something. 2. The material or monetary worth of something… ” [3]. The first definition of the term Value is more categorically aligned with a qualitative application of the … Continue reading The Diamond-Water Paradox

Mysterious Type Of Orca, Sought After For Years, Found In Southern Ocean

header image: A rare photo of "type D" orca off South Georgia island, located between South America and Antarctica, shows the whales' blunt heads and tiny white eye patches. Courtesy of J.P. Sylvestre Scientists say they've found a mysterious type oforca they've been searching for for years. It lives in parts of the ocean near Antarctica — … Continue reading Mysterious Type Of Orca, Sought After For Years, Found In Southern Ocean

Why the “Anthropocene” Is Not “Climate Change”

Slowing climate change is crucial. Navigating its challenges is only possible if it is understood as but one facet of planetary overshoot by Julia Adeney Thomas Common Dreams Feb 28, 2019 Collaboration among scientists, policymakers, social scientists, humanists, and community leaders is key to contending with the Anthropocene. (Photo: Grassroots Global Justice Alliance) “Anthropocene” is a … Continue reading Why the “Anthropocene” Is Not “Climate Change”

Galápagos tortoise, feared extinct, spotted for the first time in more than 100 years

More than 100 years since it was last seen by humans, a species of giant tortoise has been found on the Galápagos island of Fernandina. by Matt Binder Mashable Feb 24, 2019 According to the government of Ecuador, an adult female Chelonoidis phantasticus, more commonly known as the Fernandina Giant Tortoise, was spotted on Sunday, … Continue reading Galápagos tortoise, feared extinct, spotted for the first time in more than 100 years

How Many Trees Would We Have to Un-cut-down to Fix Global Warming?

Massive restoration of world’s forests would cancel out a decade of CO2 emissions, analysis suggests New findings suggest trees are our most powerful weapon in the fight against climate change. by Josh Gabbatiss  Independent Feb 18, 2019 Replenishing the world’s forests on a grand scale would suck enough carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to cancel out … Continue reading How Many Trees Would We Have to Un-cut-down to Fix Global Warming?