Grasshoppers As an important component of the ecosystem, grasshoppers may yet save the world… if they don’t destroy it first. Time to Evolve Few people realize that grasshoppers have been around since the early Triassic, about 250 million years ago, and hopped right alongside the dinosaurs. All this time to evolve means the grasshopper is …
The Best Biome
The concept behind
is deceptively simple: rewild the Pleistocene Siberian arctic, slow the effects of climate change in the arctic. All it takes to revive the 10,000-year-old Mammoth Steppe, restore permafrost, and seriously reduce carbon and methane emissions–according to scientists–is releasing long-gone megafauna and watching the ecosystem shift under their influence.