links for 2010-05-02

  • really worth your time: "…the rise of Oncorhynchus mykiss contains a bizarre and fascinating cache of insights into human motivations and misunderstandings… the rainbow trout is –like corn– both biological instantiation and evolving allegory for our complex relationship with nature, our misguided interventions, and their unintended consequences…"
    (tags: ecology food whoa)