Diego Garcia, a low-lying atoll in the Indian Ocean, is a critical hub for the U.S. Air Force. With an average elevation of about 4 feet, it is at risk from sea level rise and storm surge flooding. Credit: Shane Cuomo/U.S. Air Force/Getty Images
Inspirations for Job One For Humanity Evolutioneers
Ecological communities are not simply gladiator fields dominated by deadly competition; they are networks of complex inter actions, of interdependent self-interests that require mutual adjustment and accommodation with respect to both the other co-inhabitants and the dynamics of the local ecosystem. The necessity for competition is only one half of a duality, the other half of which includes many opportunities for mutually beneficial co-operation.