Tag: Invasive Species

  • Interferons, Plants and Viruses: One ‘likely’ way to prepare yourself for C19 and other viral infections

    A longstanding Cuban antiviral is being reported as one of the medications used in China for people infected with COVID-19 coronavirus (C19). It acts as “a protective mechanism, preventing patients from getting worse, reaching a severe stage, with death as the outcome”. The antiviral is ‘Interferon Alpha 2b’. It has proven effective for viruses with […]

    Interferons, Plants and Viruses: One ‘likely’ way to prepare yourself for C19 and other viral infections
  • Invasive ‘Eco-Austerity’ Algorithms: A Horrible Green Dream

    Digital algorithms are becoming pervasive. In a moment of reflection on them a dystopian scenario of the future occurred to me. In this future, ‘life’ will have been further converted into transactions. There is a tendency in capitalism to already think of any relation between things as a transactional exchange. Algorithmic capitalism increases this in […]

    Invasive ‘Eco-Austerity’ Algorithms: A Horrible Green Dream
  • Don’t Shoot the Messenger! Invasive species and halting biodiversity loss

    Published in Gods & Radicals Press. Halting biodiversity loss is demanded by XR alongside other climate movements. But who decides what halts biodiversity loss? Most of these movements directly address established governance actors. At best XR proposes legally binding citizen assemblies informed by expert knowledge. So who is going to hear these demands in these […]

    Don’t Shoot the Messenger! Invasive species and halting biodiversity loss