While Woolsey victims are still struggling to rebuild their lives and their homes over two years after the fire, Malibu’s flora and fauna recovered ashtonishly quickly. Environmentalists discuss the ways in which nature embodies resilience.
It’s a more-or-less typical graph: a fluctuating line with high frequency, low amplitude waves, following an overall exponential curve. For those who aren’t mathematically inclined, the graph is of little interest. At least, devoid of its meaning. What the graph shows is an image of the world breathing; the metabolic rate of the whole globe. […]