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  1. Oct 2020
    1. Therefore, humanity needs to address anthropogenic population extirpation and decimation immediately.

      Do it now.

      Where does change begin? with each of us.

    2. sixth mass extinction is more severe than perceived when looking exclusively at species extinctions


    1. In responding to the spatiotemporally specific geographies of extinction charted in the articles in this special section, this article reflects on the sociocultural factors that inform the ways in which extinction is framed and impede recognition of the enormity of the anthropogenic extinction event in which we are all bound. This article argues that we are living in an era of ecocide, where the degradation of biodiversity and eradication of species go hand-in-hand with the degradation and eradication of nonmodern culture and identity, and it explores some possible reasons why modern society is failing to respond to impending crisis. Fine-grained stories of spatiotemporally specific geographies of extinction can help to counter the logic of colonization and bring everyday ecocide into view.


    1. select bacteria indigenous to the gut microbiota signal bidirectionally with the host serotonergic system to promote their fitness in the intestine.

      Just as forests think so do bacteria. Body == civilization.

    1. Cast, returns to moodier loop formats joined by the distinctly new presence of the spoken word. The move mirrors the multitudes of its namesake: collaborators comprise a cast, healing in the bind of a cast, complex emotions and the shadows they cast.

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    1. pinpointing the regions with the earliest emergence of amyloid in the brain of a prominent mouse model of the disease

      note: "mouse model" - neurologically and genetically colonized species