Connection Archive

SOME TWO BILLION YEARS AGO THE CLOSEST THING TO LIVING REEFS ON OUR PLANET were widespread masses of stromatolites, mounds of cyanobacteria and sediment held […]

Stromatolites: The First Reefs, Living Fossils

SOME TWO BILLION YEARS AGO THE CLOSEST THING TO LIVING REEFS ON OUR PLANET were widespread masses of stromatolites, mounds of cyanobacteria and sediment held […]

“THEN THE OCEAN FLOOR SUDDENLY FELL AWAY. We were hovering like unharnessed window washers on a vast wall of rock and coral, the outermost edge […]

Buoyancy — “Cosmic Connections”

“THEN THE OCEAN FLOOR SUDDENLY FELL AWAY. We were hovering like unharnessed window washers on a vast wall of rock and coral, the outermost edge […]

Or, an Essay on Connection HERE’S AN IDEA: LET’S PAY ATTENTION TO THE HISTORY OF SPONGES. And sea urchins, and how much like us they […]

The Roadway of Life

Or, an Essay on Connection HERE’S AN IDEA: LET’S PAY ATTENTION TO THE HISTORY OF SPONGES. And sea urchins, and how much like us they […]

HERE IS ONE REASON I LOVE THE UNDERWATER WORLD: Coral reefs are rightly compared to rainforests for their astonishing diversity of life but reefs are […]

On the Reef, Everything’s About Life

HERE IS ONE REASON I LOVE THE UNDERWATER WORLD: Coral reefs are rightly compared to rainforests for their astonishing diversity of life but reefs are […]

1. Recognized species of plants, animals and microorganisms on our planet today total around 1.5 million, including 750,000 insects, 60,000 fungi, 500,000 plants and 45,000 […]

Species Sidebar: Eight Things to Know About Lives on our Planet

1. Recognized species of plants, animals and microorganisms on our planet today total around 1.5 million, including 750,000 insects, 60,000 fungi, 500,000 plants and 45,000 […]