It is important to try and examine the ecological views of marx but at the same time this effort is already backfiring with a ‘marxists/marx’ had it right all along when the reality is the overall failure on ecological issues.
This important research should not prevent a thorough recasting of the whole subject…
Finally published in full, Marx’s notebooks from the 1860s provide important insights into his views on ecology and capital’s destruction of nature.
Source: Marx’s notebooks and the origins of Marxist ecology
FDA finds unintended antibiotic resistance genes in ‘gene-edited’ dehorned cattle.
Source: Antibiotic resistance in ‘gene-edited’ cattle
The Pentagon is staring down the barrel of what could become the longest, hottest war in U.S. history. This titanic clash pits the largest military the world has ever seen against an omnipresent opponent that can marshal resources like no enemy it has ever encountered.
Source: We Can’t Confront Climate Change While Lavishly Funding the Pentagon | Portside
It seems obvious: humans and chimps differ markedly. But as Wesley Smith noted yesterday, it is not so obvious to the editors of Human Evolution.
Source: More on How Chimps and Humans Differ: Anatomy and Behavior | Evolution News
Researchers who rush in after storms to study the behavior of spiders have found that extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones may have an evolutionary impact on populations living in storm-prone regions, where aggressive spiders have the best odds of survival.
Source: Hurricanes drive the evolution of more aggressive spiders — ScienceDaily
Everyone who gives a damn about the planet is denouncing Trump’s latest attack on the Endangered Species Act. But little is being said about this law’s actual impact on the fate of endangered species. In theory, the collapse of global biodiversity was supposed to be prevented by the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and the Convention on International Trade of Endangered (CITES). But in reality this has amounted to trying to stop a raging wildfire with a squirt gun. More
Source: Endangered Species Act: A Failure Worth Fighting For? – CounterPunch.org