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In 1912, the botanist J.C. Shenstone published one of the first scholarly works on urban biota, a listing and description of plants colonizing London building sites. Shenstone wanted to understand how seeds from plants common elsewhere came to be distributed on […]

Ground-Truthing


The race in question is the one we must take to avoid future climate catastrophe. Subtitled Secrets and Solutions, The Race is On paints a stark portrait of the current state of global warming, but offers notes of hopeful idealism […]

The Race is On




At the intersection of San Francisco and the Pacific, another city burbles in the foreshore. It’s a place of relentless motion, where waves break then creep up the beach, each ripple and rivulet carving a new future in the sand. […]

Riders on the Swash