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Stewart Brand
President of The Long Now Foundation--which takes no sides. In this forum, as a private person, I do take sides occasionally.
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Stewart Brand 3h
Replying to @nils_gilman
Gold bars are inertia incarnate.
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Stewart Brand 3h
Replying to @ClaraJeffery
Relax. It’s just I-and-Thou thinking applied to considering your stuff to be a part of you. No harm done. An interesting angle explored.
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Mark Lynas 5h
Another milestone for Golden Rice - just approved by FDA.
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Stewart Brand 5h
Replying to @Eaterofsun
“Alien” is important to conservation biologists because dealing with a sudden human-caused threat like an exotic disease is where evolution is most likely to need help. Especially on an ocean island, where species are most often driven extinct.
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Ross Andersen May 24
🚨 🚨 🚨 JOB: We are hiring a science editor! Come work with our amazing team. And if you're interested, feel free to DM me with questions 🚨 🚨 🚨
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Stewart Brand 5h
I love this. Meso-predators like coyotes are good for ecosystems. Their cunning adds a mythic dimension.
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Oliver Ryder 14h
Frozen cell cultures of northern white rhinos encompass sufficient genetic diversity for rescuing the unique form of rhinoceros.
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Stewart Brand 5h
Replying to @Eaterofsun
“Alien” is important to conservation biologists because dealing with a sudden human-caused threat like an exotic disease is where evolution is most likely to need help. Especially on an ocean island, where species are most often driven extinct.
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John Lilly 18h
Pop 2.0. Love Kerr
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Stewart Brand 16h
This alien disease devastating Hawaii’s most important tree might be headed off by this gent, Bill Powell, who has already done it for the alien blight that similarly devastated American chestnut trees. We’re working with him to see if he can help the Hawaii trees.
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Revive & Restore May 24
is looking to hire a part-time researcher to assist with projects that will help identify a range of possible tools and that can be applied to challenging issues. Learn more here:
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Stewart Brand May 22
Replying to @HankGreelyLSJU
I wondered about that too, Hank.
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David Biello May 22
Replying to @stewartbrand
Here's a graphic for the whole shebang: weight of all life on Earth
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Stewart Brand May 21
Replying to @dbiello
The chart above is just mammal biomass.
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Stewart Brand May 21
What a startling set of charts! Of all life’s biomass, for example, 82% is plants, 13% is bacteria, and 0.01% is humans.
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Stewart Brand May 21
The US is old, and China young, in so many respects, including this one...
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Stewart Brand May 21
”H-W theory whereby major extinction-diversification evolutionary boundaries coincide with virus-bearing cometary-bolide bombardment events.“ We are star-stuff, comet-smart. Maybe.
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Stewart Brand May 21
I hope to meet these bison at Pleistocene Park in northeast Siberia in August.
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Stewart Brand May 19
Leadership. Imagine Grant’s trust in Lincoln after this letter.
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Stewart Brand May 19
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