Latest Extinctions


Evan is testing.

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 […]

Ectopistes migratorius

Passenger Pigeon

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.

Conservation

(List of conservation, ecocriticism, environmentalism affiliates).

Review: Learning to Die in the Anthropocene

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 […]

extinct (adj)

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 […]

Bibliography

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 […]

List of notes.

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 […]