Can we even fathom what we have created with these dumps…

…Can we even fathom what we have created with these dumps…

An overlooked ecosystem: garbage dumps

 

“Ecosystem” is not a word that comes readily to mind when contemplating a garbage dump. Even people who embrace so-called novel ecosystems are usually referring to interesting new jumbles of plants and animals, not giant piles of trash. Yet perhaps we might put aside our preconceptions and view dumps through an ecological lens: as concentrated sources of energy — and also risk — intertwined with a great many nonhuman lives.In a review published in Global Ecology and Conservation, ………Read full article at NexusNewsfeed.com website »

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