The Food and Drug Administration is preparing to authorize use of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine in adolescents 12 to 15 years old by early next week, according to federal officials familiar with the agency’s plans, opening up the U.S. vaccination campaign to millions more people. Some parents have been counting down the … Continue reading Evan is testing.
Once known for their savory chicken-like flavor, the Dodo Bird packed up its bag and yeeted itself from the earth.
Punished by bougie Harvard policymakers, the Passenger Pigeons were banned from the premises of Cambridge, MA and were subsequently devoured by hungry grad students living in Allston who couldn’t afford chicken to eat.
(List of conservation, ecocriticism, environmentalism affiliates).
Brannen’s book from my notes.
A review of Roy Scranton‘s Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of Civilization, (San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books, 2015). Written in colloquial, accessible, and at times coarse language (he drops a couple f-bombs), Roy Scranton’s book is 117 pages of unfiltered fatalism about the coming storm of … Continue reading Review: Learning to Die in the Anthropocene
Exist / extinct The noun and verb froms of “extinct” are obsolete, no longer in common use, or, in a word, extinct. extinct, adj. Pronunciation: /ɛkˈstɪŋkt/ Forms: Also ME extincte. Etymology: < Latin ex(s)tinctus, past participle of ex(s)tinguĕre : see extinguish v. As used by Caxton and writers of the 16th cent. it may be regarded as past participle of extinct v. 1. Extinguished (see … Continue reading extinct (adj)
The Obsessive Search for the Tasmanian Tiger
Humans are causing extinctions 1,000 times FASTER than normal
Boulter, Michael Charles, Extinction: Evolution and the End of Man (London: Fourth Estate, 2002) Brannen, Peter, The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth’s Past Mass Extinctions, First edition. (New York, NY: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2017) Carrington, Damian, ‘The Anthropocene Epoch: Scientists … Continue reading Bibliography
http://www.iucnredlist.org/ de-extinction http://www.nature.com/news/extinction-need-not-be-forever-1.11956 Revive & Restore FRANKENSTEIN Obit theory — books on the genre? https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/04/obit-review.html The ghost of christmas future The scariest one of them all. Blake’s Paper (in your dropbox, also a copy in your email) White extinction: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/24/opinion/america-white-extinction.html?smid=tw-nytopinion&smtyp=cur Extinct Gibbon: https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/22/asia/gibbon-chinese-tomb-intl/index.html Interview with Nat Geo Photographer on Conversations Museum of … Continue reading List of notes.