This is the 5th Installment of the Tractatus Ayyew series. Image: Radiolarians plankton were found in the oceans of the Precambrian. Their intricate carbon is a primordial precursor of our modern plastic. By Ernst Haekel (Kunstformen der Natur, 1904).

Plastic’s Stellar Story

From its primordial origins to its modern petro-capital fate, plastic connects us to our planet’s epic unfolding.

NEXT: Learning from the Earth




Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Russell Maier → Green ethics, ecological metaphysics, regenerative philosophy. Earth builder & Forest Gardener.