Nature is not natural and can never be naturalized — Graham Harman

Monday, June 20, 2011

The State of the Ocean

...and talking of death, this report from the International Programme on the State of the Ocean is horrifying (PDF). It makes clear just how far in to the sixth mass extinction we are. The one that is a product of the Anthropocene, a geological period with a very precise boundary: 1945, when Little Boy exploded on Hiroshima, depositing a layer of radioactive materials around Earth.

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