Well played, Whole Foods, I may now stop calling you “Whole Pay Checks”… Bc you may just be worth it.
(And yes, I know, we usually have reusable bags)
when you hit the point in your writing where you can see parallels between scenes and characters and plots and it’s great because it LOOKS like you’re being really smart and making all these connections like some omniscient puppet master but really you have no control over it and you’re just sitting at your laptop like
This is what writing and running a D&D campaign feels like.
The Arctic shipping boom - a bonanza for invasive exotic species
by Natasha Geiling
As the Arctic warms and its ice melts, growing numbers freight ships are reaping big savings from the ‘Arctic short cut’. But this is creating a huge risk of invasive species spreading in ballast water and on hulls - disrupting both Arctic and temperate ecosystems.
… cargo isn’t the only thing that they’re (ships) transporting: some marine biologists worry that ships carting cargo through the Arctic’s newly opened waterways are introducing invasive species to the area - and bringing invasive species to some of America’s most important ports…
(read more: The Ecologist)
photo: Arctic Red king crab, Paralithodes camtschaticus, is causing ecological havoc as it devours its way down Norway’s coast. It can reach a leg-span of 1.8m. Photo: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration