Sep 2, 2021
Legendary coral reef ecologist Dr. Jeremy Jackson ended his landmark 1996 paper, “Reefs Since Columbus” by hoping he had “put to rest two dangerous stupidities.” Legendary historian of the American West, Dr. Patty Limerick, begins this grand, synthetic discussion wishing she had coined that term (“dangerous stupidities”) herself. The topics range from shifting baselines to restoration to what is “pristine” as we see the parallels between two truly great careers.
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