Plants Rule Water Cycle, Water Cycle Rules Climate?

“Plants are really the thermostat of the world.” #BioticPump #GaiaHypothesis

Notes from the Martian Underground

Why terraform Mars, when we’ve already terraformed Earth?

E.M. Thrivability Band on Gaia?

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

DUNE: Sayings of the Zen-Sunni Wanderers

Ignore the space opera trappings. Dune goes deep.
Early Dune illo by John Schoenherr.

Moorish Orthodox Church Online Archive

Hakim Bey-ish subcult network surfaces

#Moebius “40 Days” Hits US, Finalement!

If “Inner Earth” realms actually existed, Moebius would be their chronicler.

Vernadsky! Originator of ‘Biosfera’ Concept – Life as a Geological Force on Earth

Vernadsky! …the Earth’s atmosphere itself, consisting primarily of oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon, is the creation of life. – Vernadsky Yeah, before Lovelock and the Gaia Hypothesis, long before Gorshkov / Makarieva’s “Biotic

Terrors of the Technosphere: Fresh Thinking on Climate

James Dyke, writing at The Technosphere, Our Agency, Our Planet blog*: As defined so far, there appears nothing to stop the technosphere liquidating most of the Earth’s biosphere to satisfy its growth.

Civilization & Planet-Killers, a Short & Mutable List

1. Cascading ecosystem degradation from deforestation, overfishing, habitat destruction of insects and birds, etc. Pollutants in waterways including synthetic fertilizer loads and wipeout of invisible microbial and microrrhyzal ecosystems over large regions