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Albatross enclosures and the Large Hadron Collider

In my last post on the value and possible non-existence of “mesocosms,” I closed with a quote from Stommel’s 1963 paper on scale in physical oceanography. ┬áStommel’s point, which I echoed, is that certain natural processes take place on space … Continue reading

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How to Kill a Young Albatross

Chris Jordan is at it again…last summer, I linked to his series of photomosaics “Running the Numbers II,” depicting in unique and numerically staggering fashion some of the wounds we inflict on the ocean. His current work, “Midway,” is a … Continue reading

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