A book by Michael Tobias and Jane Morrison stressesneed for universal coherence. "We either recognize the miracle of other sentient intelligence, sophistication, and genius, or risk enshrining the shortest lived epitaph of any known vertebrate in earth’s 4.1 billion years of life."
Marc Bekoff Ph.D presents an article for his interview with author and Dancing Star Foundation's President Michael Charles Tobias regarding the new edition of Tobias' novel, The Adventures of Mr. Marigold.
There is no denying that the resources driving our documentation and understanding of biodiversity are rooted in the history of colonialism. From the Victorian practices of stuffing cabinets with curiosities from conquered lands, to the development of GIS technologies and satellite imaging associated with military might, the tools of our trade for documenting all forms of life and understanding its dynamic intricacies come from power associated with affluent nations.