The principle of Biotic Pump was not mentioned in this somewhat stale news item / research study out of Australia from 2013. Not un-relevant to this year’s mega-fires Down Under. (Note that
Gobekli Tepe memorialized a Near-Extinction Event, a key site for “schools of recitation” & the rebooting of civilization?
“Plants are really the thermostat of the world.” #BioticPump #GaiaHypothesis
Weird thought exercise for the day: Visualizing the narrow band of temperature that allows life to thrive – basically -30F to +130F – how ridiculously improbable it is that most of our
Ignore the space opera trappings. Dune goes deep.
Early Dune illo by John Schoenherr.